BREAKING: Bandits Kill Top Nigerian Soldier In Kaduna
Information reaching Naija News House says that Bandits Kill Top Nigerian Soldier In Kaduna
Suspected terrorists have killed a soldier identified as Abdulahi Yaaqub in Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the Master Warrant Officer was found dead by his colleagues in Bula village on Monday.
The deceased was serving at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry.
The gunmen were said to have ambushed a vehicle the late soldier was travelling in.
A military signal exclusively obtained by SaharaReporters confirmed the incident.
It read, “TEXT :OP DOMINION STORM SPECIAL SITREP (.) BANDITS ATTK (.) SITREP AS AT 121135A SEP 22 (.) AT ABOUT 120630HRS CMM OWN TPS OF FOB DAOGON DAWA IN BIRNIN GWARI LGA RECEIVED INFO FROM LOCALS OF BULA VILLAGE ALONG RD SABON BIRNI – DOGON DAWA OF BANDITS ATTK ON A VEH (.) OWN TPS IMM MOB TO THE SCENE AND ON ARR EXPLOITED THE GEN AREA (.) TPS DISCOVERED A RED COLOUR TOYOTA SIENNA MINI VAN WITH REG NO BQ 808 BWR ABUJA HAD RAN OFF THE RD INTO THE BUSH (.) TPS REC A DEAD BODY WITH A MIL ID CARD IDENTIFYING THE DECEASED AS 79NA/331164–1 MWO ABDULLAHI YAAQUB (.) TPS IDENTIFIED THE LATE MWO AS A SERVING PERSONNEL WITH NIGERIAN ARMY SCHOOL OF INFANTRY (NASI) ON POSTING FROM NAUB (.) TPS REC THE DEAD BODY AND THE VEH TO OWN FOB DOGON DAWA FOR ONWARD MOV TO KAD FOR NEC ACTION (.) PICS ATT (.) TPS MAINT VIGILANCE AND MAX ALERTNESS (.) SY SIT RELATIVELY CALM BUT HIGHLY UNPREDICTABLE (.) PSE ACK///.”
In recent months, Kaduna has witnessed a spate of violent attacks which has led to killings and abduction of residents.
On March 28, a Kaduna-bound train was attacked by gunmen, which led to the death of eight people while several others were kidnapped.
Some of the abducted people are currently in the custody of the terrorists.
Days after the train attack, 11 soldiers were killed in an attack by gunmen on a military base in Birnin Gwari LGA of Kaduna state.