Deploys Armoured Vehicles in Kano

07 Apr 2012

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The Joint Security Task Force (JTF) Friday deployed armoured vehicles on major streets of Kano metropolis.

The vehicles were seen as early as 9 a.m. along Sabon-Gari area in Kano metropolis patrolling the streets.

The deployment of the vehicles is part of the measures being taken by the JTF to enhance security in the city, especially during the Easter celebrations. Similarly, armed soldiers have also been drafted to some strategic places in the metropolis to enhance security in those areas.

The armed soldiers were also seen in their vehicles patrolling the major streets in the city as part of effort to prevent possible attacks during the period.

It was observed that security had also been beefed up in all parts of the town as some of the security checkpoints which were recently dismantled have now resurfaced along the streets. The state police command has also assured residents of adequate security during the Easter celebration.

At least, 200 persons were killed in the multiple explosions that rocked Kano metropolis in January from attacks by suspected Boko Haram extremists, Many more were injured and received medical attention at various hospitals in the city.

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