Bandits Allegedly Planning To Attack Nigerian Law School, Lay Siege Along Bwari- Kubwa Road, Ambush Abuja Guards Brigade Troops
Report says terrorists operating in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja are getting emboldened by the day as they ambushed men of the Guards Brigade.
Sources confirmed that the troops of the elite Guards Brigade, whose primary responsibility is guarding the FCT especially the Presidential seat of government, were ambushed along Bwari-Kubwa road.
The troops were on routine patrol of the area when they were attacked. The ambush is raising fears that the terrorists are laying siege in the Bwari area which houses the Nigerian Law School and the headquarters of the Joint and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
In fact, a source noted that the they might be planning attacks on the Law School and other vital facilities in the area.
Meanwhile, the ambush was forcefully repelled by the Brigade of Guards troops. However, three soldiers were wounded in the attack and they are already being treated at a military hospital within Abuja.
The cryptic message on the attack titled ‘Ambush Attack Against Own Troops Of Gds Bde’ reads:
“At about 241620A Jul 22, own tps of 7 Gds Bn on routine ptl along Rd Kubwa – Bwari were ambushed by suspected terr. 3 x sldrs were injured during the attk. The sldrs have been evacuated to 7 Gds Bn MRS for med attn. Details on the extend of their injuries still under cfm. The ambushed attk happening within the gen area of Bwari shows that the terrs are actually within the loc and possibly to carry out their plans of attacking the law schl in Bwari as earlier reported.”
First published in Abuja Reporters,