Bandits attack Nigerian Army estate in Abuja, abduct 3


The Nigerian Army Post-Service Housing Scheme in Kurudu Estate has reportedly come under attack by suspected bandits. The assailants, after firing sporadic gunshots, abducted three residents of the estate. The incident occurred at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, according to Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the director of army public relations, who confirmed the attack.

Residents of the estate recounted that the gunmen unleashed gunfire before making their escape with the abducted victims. Brigadier General Nwachukwu assured that in response to a distress call from the estate, troops are currently engaged in a search and rescue operation.

Kurudu Estate is situated on the border between the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Nasarawa State, within the Abuja Municipal Area Council. The attack underscores the security challenges faced by communities in the region, necessitating swift and effective responses from security forces to ensure the safety and well-being of residents.

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