Explosion razes electric transmission line

Explosion razes electric transmission line

Suspected explosion, allegedly caused by an Improvised Explosive Device has destroyed a high-tension electric transmission pole situated in the Unguwan Kanawa area near Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.

The explosion was allegedly caused by yet-to-be-identified persons who used explosives to vandalize government property, but, there was no human casualty, and a high-tension pole of the electricity transmission line was destroyed.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Ahmed Wakil, said, Wakil, in the statement entitled, ‘Destruction of public property by suspected vandals,’ said the Chief Security Officer of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi who reported the incident to the police stated that a loud sound was heard around the Ungwan Kanawa Area, and some remnant components of Improvised Explosive Devices were recovered from the scene.

According to him, the state Commissioner of Police, Auwal Muhammad, who condemned the act, ordered a discreet and full-scale investigation into the incident to ensure that the perpetrators were arrested and brought to justice, while, the CP charged the people of the state to help the police with useful information that will aid investigations and equally urged them not to panic as a result of the incident but to go about their lawful businesses as the situation has been put under control.

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