Tuesday, 24 August 2021

NDA attack: Security operatives go after gunmen

Security operatives are trailing gunmen, who attacked the Nigerian Defence Academy.

THE PUNCH had reported that the gunmen gained entrance into the academy’s residential area in Afaka, Kaduna, in the early hours of Tuesday.


Two officers were killed and one abducted in the early morning attack.

The Nigerian Defence Academy confirmed the attack in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Maj. Bashir Jajira.


The statement read, “The security architecture of the Nigerian Defence Academy was compromised early this morning by unknown gunmen who gained access into the residential area within the Academy in Afaka.


“During the unfortunate incident, we lost two personnel and one was abducted.

“The Academy in collaboration with the 1Division Nigerian Army and Air Training Command as well as other security agencies in Kaduna state has since commenced pursuit of the unknown gunmen within the general area with a view to tracking them and rescue the abducted personnel.


“The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that this unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued.”

Source: Punchng  

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