- Kuje Prison in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, is currently under attack according to multiple sources.
- Kuje Prison was established in 1989, it has minimum and maximum holding cells in which inmates are held.
- It is famous for holding high-profile criminals, including former governors, senators, businessmen and ministers
FCT, Abuja – Sahara Reporters reports that suspected terrorists are currently attacking the Kuje Correctional Facility in the Federal Capital Territory. Abuja.
Several sources cited in the report said the gunmen entered the facility around 10 p.m. but security forces were able to repel the attack .
One of the sources said:
“Can you hear the shot, we are under serious attack.”
Arise TV also confirmed this to the news in a tweet that read:
The Daily Sun newspaper reportss that the prison of was heavily bombed by unknown terrorists, throwing the entire area council into confusion.
The first explosion, a high power bomb, went off at around 10:25 p.m. A second and third explosion and sporadic gunfire followed, leading the residents to safety.
A few hours earlier, a security report had alerted prison officials to possible attacks by the prison medium.< /p>
A prison official who confirmed the attack stated that the attackers came from the back of the prison yard.
The Kuje -Prison was established in 1989 and has minimum and maximum holding cells in which inmates are detained.
It is famous for accommodating high-profile criminals, including former governors and ministers.
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President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, confirmed the attack in a statement Tuesday, July 5.
The attack occurred near Dutsinma in Katsina state when the car convoy carrying the advance team of security forces, protocol and media officials was held up for Sallah ahead of Buhari’s trip to Daura.
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The 50 gangsters stormed a guesthouse on Sir Kashim Ibrahim Road, just meters from the Bauchi State Government House, and attacked lawmakers, one of whom meeting.
This happened hours after closing identifying arsonists attempted to burn down the House of Assembly complex but were prevented from doing so by security agencies.
Source : Legit.ng