Saturday, March 2, 2024

Seven soldiers confirmed dead after attack on presidential guard – Report

Bodies of seven soldiers have been recovered by a search and reinforcement team deployed to comb Bwari in the aftermath of terrorist’s ambush on officers and soldiers of the Presidential Guard’s Brigade in Abuja on Sunday.

The dead included a Lieutenant and six other soldiers.

NEWSWATCHplus had earlier reported the death of three soldiers in the daring attack by the terrorists.

A security report on the recovery of the Missing in Action Soldiers said, “(Capt Samuel and Lt Jauro ) x 6 KIA (Killed In Action). Their bodies were found this evening.”

The report which was titled: “Ambush Against own Troops of Gds Brde,” also revealed that three soldiers were injured during the attack.

While noting that the wounded, soldiers were evacuated to the NAOWA hospital in Abuja for treatment it added that the terrorists attacked the troops, “within Bwari and possibly to carry out their plans of attacking the (Nigerian) Law School in Bwari area.



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