Nigerian Air Force Gives Tips on How to Survive Bomb Explosions

The Nigerian Air Force has given security tips to the
public and Air Force schools on detection and actions to be
taken in case of suspicious objects or Improvised Explosive
Devices, IEDs.
The out-going Director of Air Force Information and Public Relations, Air Commodore Yusuf Anas disclosed that a pamphlet released would guide the public on how to be security conscious.
On what to do when suspicious objects/improvised explosive
devices are sighted, the pamphlet advised:
– Remain calm; move away from suspicious objects; be wary
of crowd, unattended vehicles and damaged building; do not
attempt moving/touching any suspicious object from its
– Report such immediately by any fastest means possible by
calling 112 Emergency Line, nearest police station or contact
any security officer.’’
During bomb explosions, the pamphlet advised on the
– Avoid panic; crawl under a study table or a solid object if
things are falling and remain there for a least one minute;
– Stay away from glass or fixtures like windows, mirrors,
cabinets and electrical equipment;
– Follow the orders of police or safety personnel; evacuate the
building as soon as possible; do not forget handicap people
who may need help;
– Do not move seriously injured persons unless they are in
obvious danger; do not go near gas lines, fire hazards or
kitchen; do not use elevators, lay flat on the ground and keep
your mouth open and breathe at small intervals;
– After Explosion, evacuate the building as quickly possible;
do not stop to retrieve personal possessions or make phone
calls; Bystanders must avoid rushing to the scene of the blast
to avoid secondary explosion;
– Open door carefully; watch for falling objects or debris;
avoid using telephones, mobile phones and hand radios;
electrical sparks or signals could trigger other bombs.

Author: NewsAdmin

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