Three soldiers of the Guards Brigade battalion in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja have been injured after they were reportedly ambushed by terrorists along Kubwa- Bwari Road.
The Soldiers of 7 Guards Battalion were carrying out patrol in the community following intelligence report of an impending attack on the Nigerian Law School during the attack. The injured soldiers have been evacuated for medical attention.
A cryptic message on the attack titled ‘Ambush Attack Against Own Troops Of Guards Brugade’ seen by Global Sentinel reads: “At about 241620A Jul 22, own troops of 7 Gds Bn on routine ptl along Rd Kubwa – Bwari were ambushed by suspected terr. 3 x soldiers were injured during the attack. The soldierw have been evacuated to 7 Gds Bn MRS for med attn. Details on the extend of their injuries still under cfm. The ambushed attk happening within the gen area of Bwari shows that the terrs are actually within the location and possibly to carry out their plans of attacking the law school in Bwari as earlier reported.”
The military is yet to comment on the matter.