Terrorists have launched one other daring assault towards the troops of the Guards Brigade accountable for the safety of President Muhammadu Buhari and different prime authorities officers.
Naija Information gathered the assault occurred on Thursday night time across the Zuma Rock, Madalla space of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The terrorists believed to be members of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) reportedly attacked the 102 Guards Battalion round 9 pm resulting in the loss of life of some troopers on responsibility.
It was additional gathered that the terrorists tried to take over the army facility however had been repelled by the troops who additionally had reinforcement assist from different shut safety companies together with the Police.
The assault comes hours after Sunday’s ambush attack on the presidential guards brigade within the Bwari space of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday, Naija Information studies.
Following the most recent assault, all army formations in Abuja are mentioned to have been placed on excessive alert.
Troopers Monitor Fleeing Terrorists
Troopers have taken over numerous safety checkpoints in and across the nation’s capital metropolis of Abuja to trace fleeing terrorists.
This follows the current threats and waves of assaults by terrorists within the nation’s capital metropolis.
Troops from the Guards Brigade, Military Headquarters Garrison, Defence Headquarters Garrison, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Air Pressure, and others are mentioned to be on patrol to forestall any additional assault.
We Killed Not Much less Than 30 Terrorists – DHQ
The Defence Headquarters on Thursday disclosed that about thirty terrorists had been killed and their hideout destroyed within the Bwari space of Abuja by troops.
The Director, Defence Media Operations, Main Common Bernard Onyeuko, made this known on the bi-weekly information convention on army operations on Thursday in Abuja held on the Defence Headquarters’ new convention room.
He mentioned Troops of seven Guards Battalion and 167 Particular Pressure Battalion along side the air element of Operation WHIRL PUNCH carried out the operation between 24 and 26 July.
Other than killing the terrorists, their enclaves and hideouts had been additionally destroyed whereas a number of gadgets had been recovered.