Army Speaks On Attack On Presidential Guard Troops, Reveals Casualties Suffered

The Nigerian Army has reacted to the attack on troops from the guards brigade’s 7 battalion by terrorists on Sunday.

The battalion is a unit under the guards brigade, which is responsible for protecting the president.

The soldiers were said to be on routine patrol along the Kubwa-Bwari road when they ran into an ambush.

Reacting to the attack, the military disclosed that it recorded three casualties when the troops ran into the ambush by the terrorists on Sunday

Godfrey Abakpa, spokesperson of the brigade, made the disclosure on Tuesday.

He said no soldier was abducted by the gunmen, but the troops recorded three casualties in the encounter.

“No soldier was abducted; we only had three casualties and they were evacuated,” he said.

He also said the troops had dislodged “the criminals” from the area and had continued an exploitation operation within the vicinity of the attack.

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