Military Confirms 3 Casualties, Denies Abduction Of Soldiers during Bwari Attack
The Nigerian Army has confirmed three soldiers were killed during an attack on Troops of 7 Guards Battalion on Sunday by suspected terrorists along Kubwa-Bwari Road in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
He said, “No soldier was abducted, we only had casualties and they were evacuated.”
Intelligence reports had confirmed that the terrorists had laid siege on the Federal Capital Territory with intent to attack the Law School in Bwari Area Council of FCT and other government facilities.
He added that three soldiers were injured during the attack and have been evacuated to hospital for medical attention.
He added, “The ambush attack 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.”