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ISWAP Claims Responsibility for Kuje Attack, Releases Video of Its Men in Action – Legit.ng

  • The Kuje Medium Security Custodial Center in Abuja was attacked by gunmen with explosives on Tuesday night, according to the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), which confirmed the attack on Wednesday
  • < li>On Wednesday evening, President Muhammadu Buhari visited the scene of the sad incident and blamed the intelligence system

  • In a recent development, the Islamic State in the west, the province of Africa took over in response (ISWAP) claimed responsibility for the attack and even released a video to back up their claim

An emerging report from the Daily Trust points this out that the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for the attack on Kuje Prison in Abuja.

Video footage released by ISWAP

In footage from Wednesday evening July 6th, the terrorist sect showed some of their men making their way into the facility.

Dozens of militants were seen in the 38-second video marching in groups while Vehicles and buildings were on fire.

An elderly man dressed in local clothing also joined the young men who were shouting at the head of their voices.

Islamic State agency A’maq released the video with the caption: “Islamic State fighters attacked Kuje prison in Abuja yesterday and managed to free dozens of prisoners.”

Words are written in Arabic.

Nigerians react

Muhammad Tohir

“ISWAP again

“God where can I exchange the identity of this country?

Somma Adina confirmed

“They know what they’re doing…

“That’s the strategy…

“They planned it to look more like an attack that Boko- Let go of harams and then use them, the 2023 elections are coming.”

Abasiama Akpan O bot said

“Almost all northern Muslims support Sharia. You might find this sad, but the reality is that they’re celebrating. If they could celebrate the Taliban taking over the government of Afghanistan, what else? Nigeria, our once dear country, is now a tragedy. The last time I shared something similar they flooded my inbox with threats, but I don’t care?

“Only God has power, men are empty noisemakers!

Omotosho Olukunle Vincent said

“Yesterday Boko Haram and iswap fought,

“Today Iswap released Boko Haram from prison.

“Confused government. “

Sebastian Shaapera asked

“Do you see what Islam is turning Nigeria into?

Martha Nan Danjuma expressed her deep concern

“My pain now goes to those innocent soldiers who sacrificed their lives fighting this Boko Harram =”align-left”>Friday Onaemoh stated

< blockquote>“Nigeria problem is increasing every day, time to prepare to defend ourselves, no longer the government, Nigeria as a country is gone.”

Amos Eli Amos opined

“The so-called religion of peace has broken down in Nigeria time for everyone to defend themselves.”

How Boko Haram attacked Kuje Correctional Facility in Abuja

Daredevil gunmen suspected of being members of the feared terrorist group Boko Haram besieged central Si around 10pm last night security prison. Kuje Abuja, who attacked the facility with explosive devices and sophisticated offensive weapons.

The approximately 300 armed men, according to eyewitnesses, rode motorcycles and successfully entered several military and police checkpoints in the city Overwhelm a garrison of Nigerian Army personnel and a contingent of the Police Formation deployed to provide perimeter security around the facility that houses high-level convicts and dangerous criminals awaiting trial.

Residents of the sleepy town sounded the alarm around 10 a.m.: 8 p.m. Tuesday night when they began to hear gunshots and explosions that shook windows and buckled blinds. They fled to safety, fleeing for their lives in the attack that many originally thought was aimed at the residents of the Elrufai Estate in Kuje.

Kuje Prison Attack: Big Trouble, as Secretary of Defense says all Boko Haram inmates have fled Boko Haram suspects being held at Kuje Prison in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are loud Defense Minister Bashir Magashi all fled.

The minister who blamed the insurgents for the attack made the disturbing revelation on Wednesday, July 6, during a media briefing at the facility in Abuja.

Magashi said:

“What actually happened, they came in droves and released some of the inmates. We are now trying to find out what kind of prisoners they released.

Source: Legit.ng