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Kuje Prison Bombed By Terrorists

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A yet-to-be-identified terrorist group reportedly raided Nigeria’s Kuje prison, Abuja on Tuesday night.

The terror raid occurred at the country’s capital Medium Custodial Centre in an apparent move to gain entry into the facility and free some of its members.

Scannednews gathered a high-caliber bomb was initially blown off at about 10:25 pm with second and third blasts followed by sporadic gunshots that pushed residents into a traumatic panic mode.

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It was earlier reported that the Nigerian Correctional Service NCoS received intelligence reports that one of its facilities could come under attack.

However, an online tabloid, People’s Gazette had reported the invader gained access to the prison and freed unspecified number of inmates.

Official personnel in charge of the center were not immediately available for comments regarding the Tuesday attack.

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