Shehu Sani confirms terrorist attack on Kaduna military base in which many soldiers were killed

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Former Kaduna MP, Senator Shehu Sani on Tuesday confirmed reports of yet another terrorist attack on a military base in Kaduna state.

The lawmaker, in a short statement via his Twitter account, sent his condolences to the families of the soldiers who lost their lives in the attack.

He praised them for putting up a good resistance before they were finally overwhelmed by their attackers.

It will be recalled as previously reported by Naija News that no less than eleven soldiers were allegedly killed by gunmen suspected of being terrorists who launched a daring attack on a military base in Kaduna.

The gunmen reportedly attacked a military base in the village of Polwire in the local government area of ​​Birnin Gwari on Monday.

During a fierce firefight with the troops which lasted about two hours, the gunmen who entered the community on motorbikes also allegedly set fire to armored personnel carriers (APCs) belonging to the troops, Naija News has gathered. .

According to sources, in addition to the 11 soldiers killed, up to 19 others were also injured and are receiving treatment.

After overwhelming the soldiers, the terrorists are said to have escaped with weapons while injured soldiers are being treated at Birnin Gwari General Hospital and 271 Nigerian Airforce Medical Center while the corpses of those who lost their lives have been transferred at 44 Nigerian Army Reference. Kaduna Hospital (44 NARHK) in Kaduna.

Confirming the sad incident, Senator Sani wrote: “The terrorist attacks on Birnin Gwari base in Kaduna State this weekend are true. We appreciate the ultimate sacrifices of our troops who put up strong resistance. My condolences to their families. »

The attack on the military base is the latest in a series of disturbing attacks carried out by terrorist bandits against Kaduna State.

Previously, attacks were launched on Kaduna International Airport and the Abuja-Kaduna train in which several lives were lost.

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