- Samson Omale
Just In! Again Bandits Attack Soldiers at Abuja Check Point Many Feared Dead
Suspected Bandits On Thursday Night attacked a military Checkpoint along the Abuja Kaduna Highway.
This latest attack on a military installation comes days after bandits attacked a unit of the presidential brigade guards, killing at least three soldiers.
The Military checkpoint located around Zuma rock is close to Madalla town few meters away from Zuba along the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
A source told Daily Trust that the attackers arrived at the spot some minutes after 7pm and opened fire immediately.
“They took control of the area for about 30 minutes and kept on shooting before heading towards Kaduna axis of the expressway,” the source said.
About 20 minutes after the terrorists left, soldiers from Zuma Barracks rushed to the scene and took full control.