Nigeria police say foiled fresh car bombing in Kano

Nigeria police said on Monday that they thwarted a fresh attempt to detonate a car bomb in Kano, a day after a bombing killed four people in an area of the city attacked repeatedly by Boko Haram.

Kono: Nigeria police said on Monday that they thwarted a fresh attempt to detonate a car bomb in Kano, a day after a bombing killed four people in an area of the city attacked repeatedly by Boko Haram.
"The police in Kano today... (at) about 9:00am (0800 GMT) averted what could have been another devastating bomb blast in the ancient city of Kano," a statement said.
The vehicle was packed with material for an improvised explosive device but was recovered and made safe before it could be detonated, they added.