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Bandits ‘Attack’ Military Checkpoint On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

A graphical illustration of gunmen.

 

Bandits on Thursday evening reportedly engaged the military in a gun duel at a checkpoint in Zuma Rock Madalla, along the Kaduna-Abuja highway.

It is not yet clear if there were any casualties.

According to several sources, the incident led to a gridlock on the highway.

READ ALSO: Armed Forces Have Assured Buhari Of A New Strategy To Deal With Bandits, Terrorists – NSA

An eyewitness told Channels Television the attack started at about 8pm.

The police and military authorities were not immediately available to respond to the incident.

This latest attack on a military installation comes days after bandits attacked a unit of the presidential brigade guards, killing at least three soldiers.

Solomon Elusoji

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