Contrary to media reports that only three soldiers were injured in the attack on presidential guards in Abuja, more reports have revealed that at least eight soldiers were killed in the ambush.
InfactNG had reported that a cell of the terror group Boko Haram, on their way to attack the Nigerian Law School located in Bwari in the Federal Capital had ambushed the soldiers from the Guards Brigade.
Earlier reports indicated that only three soldiers were wounded in the attack while a detachment of soldiers have been combing the Bwari general areas in search of the fleeing terrorists.
The latest updates indicates that two officers were among the casualty of eight soldiers killed by the terrorists.
Lieutenant Ibrahim Suleiman and Captain Samuel Attah, both indigenes of Kogi State, were identified as the officers killed in the ambush.
Suleiman was the son of Colonel Suleiman Ahmodu Babanawa, a retired military veteran in the Nigerian Army.
According to the management of the Nigerian Law School, the terrorists had dropped a letter within the school area indicating their intention to attack the facility.
Troops attached to the Presidential Guards Brigade were drafted to the law school in Bwari to conduct an on-the-spot assessment following the distress call.
However, the gunmen ambushed the soldiers.
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