Presidential Guards foil terrorists attack on Nigerian Law School Abuja.
The terrorists were headed to the Nigerian Law School in Bwari when they ran into the troops of the guards Brigade.
The incident is happening barely 24 hours after terrosists released a video that has now gone viral, threatening to kidnap President Muhammadu Buhari and Kaduna Governor Nasir El’Rufai.
Military sources have confirmed that three soldiers were wounded during the foiled attack on Nigerian Law School, which has thrown residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) into a panic.
There were Intelligence reports, according to military sources, the terrorists have laid siege to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with the intention to attack the Law School in Bwari and other government facilities.
Just yesterday it was reported that secondary schools in Abuja were shutdown because of terrorists attacks. Few weeks before, Terrorists had bombed and freed prisoners at the Kuje Prisons in Abuja
Military sources that pleaded anonymity said the attack was a confirmation of the terrorists’ siege to the city but authorities said they were on the trail of the assailants.
According to one of the sources, troops of 7 Guards Battalion on routine patrol along Kubwa – Bwari road were ambushed by the suspected terrorists.
He added three soldiers were injured during the attack and have been evacuated to THE hospital for medical attention.
“The ambush happening within the general area of Bwari shows that the terrorists are actually within the location and possibly to carry out their plans of attacking the Law School in Bwari as earlier reported,” the source stated.
When contacted, Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Guards Brigade, Captain Godfrey Abakpa, confirmed that soldiers were attacked by suspected terrorists but were repelled successfully.
He added the wounded soldiers have been evacuated to a medical facility and were receiving treatment.
“They were attacked and the attack was successfully repelled. We had a few wounded in action who have been taken to the hospital and are receiving treatments.
“At the moment our troops are still combing the general area to get rid of the criminals that have been threatening the general area. It is advised that residents go about their lawful businesses and keep cooperating with us by giving us timely information to enable us win the fight against the criminals”.
Presidential Guards foil terrorists attack on Nigerian Law School Abuja