At least three soldiers have been reported injured in an ambush by the Boko Haram terrorists in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory(FCT).
The soldiers from elite Guards Brigade, were said to have been on patrol of Bwari Area where the Nigerian Law School and the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB), are located.
According to Security sources, the Soldiers from 7 Guards Battalion, have been carrying out surveillance patrol in the town following intelligence report.
The source said, they came under heavy fire around the Kubwa-Bwari road but the ambush was forcefully repelled by the Brigade of Guards troops.
DIPLOMATIC DIARY gathered that the wounded soldiers have been moved to the 7 Guards Medical center where they are currently receiving treatment and in stable condition.
A cryptic message on the attack titled ‘Ambush Attack Against Own Troops Of Gds Bde’, reads: “At about 241620A Jul 22, own tps of 7 Gds Bn on routine ptl along Rd Kubwa – Bwari were ambushed by suspected terr. 3 x sldrs were injured during the attk. The sldrs have been evacuated to 7 Gds Bn MRS for med attn. Details on the extend of their injuries still under cfm. The ambushed attk happening within the gen area of Bwari shows that the terrs are actually within the loc and possibly to carry out their plans of attacking the law schl in Bwari as earlier reported.”
.The Guards are in charge of the security of the President, his entire family, the Vice President, Very Important Personalities(VIP), the Federal Capital Territory and its surrounding states.
DIPLOMATIC DIARY reports that terrorists have threatened to kidnap President Muhammadu Buhari and other leaders.
The terrorists in a trending video on Sunday, said if their demands are not answered, they would kill the remaining abducted victims of the ill fated Kaduna-bond train, attacked on March 28, 2022.