14 February 2012
A Nigerian bomb disposal officer has been killed when an explosive device he was trying to defuse went off, a police spokesperson has said.
The device was wrapped in a carrier bag and hidden behind an electricity pole in the residential area of Ungwar Sarki in the northern city of
A BBC correspondent at the scene says the police bomb squad was called in after reports of a first explosion.
was hit by other blasts, including a suicide bomber. Kaduna
The Islamist Boko Haram group, which want to establish Islamic law in
, claimed it was behind those attacks. Nigeria