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One soldier killed, 2 injured in Zuma Rock attack

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Evidence have emerged showing that terrorists who attacked the Army Check-point at Zuma Rock on Thursday night killed one soldier while two other soldiers sustained injuries, as a result of the gun-fight that occurred.

Sources revealed that while many of the terrorist’s came on Motorcycles, others came in a Hilux Van to liftoff the attack at the check-point which is located at the boundary between FCT and Niger State.

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Troop of 102 battalion of the Presidential Guard’s Brigade who are responsible for manning the check-point were said to have put on a gallant response during the gun-fight leading to some of the terrorist’s sustaining gunshot wounds which also made them to flee.

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Recall that a support team was dispatched to the scene of the surprise attack on Friday night with artillary weapons which further boosted troop’s response against the terrorists.

 

A source said authorities of Guards Brigade Nigerian Army have further deployed a reinforcement team from headquarters to beef up security within 102 Battalion barracks and FCT environ as the military is now taking the threat of terrorist’s attack more seriously.

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