August 10, 2022

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Breaking: Terrorists attack soldiers at checkpoint near Zuma rock

Babagana Monguno MSC 2018 cropped

Babagana Monguno MSC 2018 cropped

According to a source which spoke to Daily Trust,  terrorists on Thursday night, attacked a military checkpoint, near Zuma rock in Niger State and took control of the area for about 30 minutes.

The insurgents arrived at the spot some minutes after 7pm and opened fire on the troops, killing some and continued with the attack towards the Kaduna axis of the expressway.

Soldiers from Zuma Barracks and policemen have been deployed to the axis. The incident occurred days after terrorists battled the Presidential Guards Brigade along the Kubwa-Bwari road in Abuja.

The Brigade, an elite arm of the Nigerian Army, is responsible for protecting the President of Nigeria. At least three personnel were killed in the ambush, while a number of others were wounded.