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Just In: Terrorist Attack Kuje Prison At FCT, Abuja



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Just In: Terrorist Attack Kuje Prison At FCT, Abuja


Jameela News reports that authorities have confirmed a terrorist attack at the Kuje Prison in Abuja on Wednesday, July 6.

Jameela News learned from the Nigerian Correctional Service that there was a bomb blast attack on the Custodial Centre in the Kuje area council of the Federal Capital Territory.


Umar Abubakar, the spokesperson of NCS, in the early hours of Wednesday, said the armed squad of the service in collaboration with other security agencies responded to the attack.

He, however, said calm had been returned to the area.

The statement was titled, “Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje attacked by gunmen.”
It read:
“I wish to confirm that at about 2200hrs, some yet-to-be-identified gunmen attacked the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, in the Federal Capital Territory.

“However, men of the Armed Squad of the Nigerian Correctional Service and other security agencies attached to the Custodial Centre have responded and calm has been restored to the facility and the situation is under control.

“Other details will be made available soon.”

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