Terrorists in FCT ambush presidential guards, lay siege on Law School


Terrorists in FCT ambush presidential guards, lay siege on Law School

The terrorists operating in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja are getting emboldened by the day as they ambushed men of the Guards Brigade.

It was gathered that the troops of the elite Guards Brigade, whose primary responsibility is guarding the FCT, especially the Presidential seat of government, were ambushed along the Bwari-Kubwa road while they were on routine patrol.

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Meanwhile, the ambush which was forcefully repelled by the Brigade of Guards troops is sparking fears of the terrorists laying siege in the Bwari area which houses the Nigerian Law School and the headquarters of the Joint and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Three soldiers were reportedly wounded in the attack and they are already being treated at a military hospital in 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 extent 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.”


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