Alarm was raised after an abandoned item thought to be an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) was spotted under Jabi Bridge, near Shoprite mall, Abuja on Thursday, November 9th.
Operatives of the Police Anti-Bomb Squad arrived the scene and redirected drivers to alternative routes after blocking the access road to the bridge.
However, checks by bomb disposal experts revealed it was just an abandoned food cooler.
The FCT Police spokesman Anjuguri Manzah,who confirmed the incident said it was a false alarm, adding that the Command deployed its men to search the entire area and no bomb was found.
Source: Daily Trust