Troops of the Elite Guards Brigade have foiled an attack by terrorists on the Nigerian Law School in Bwari, Abuja.
A military signal obtained by Newsmen revealed that the gunmen on Sunday ambushed the soldiers who were on routine patrol of the area.
The troops were said to have successfully repelled the terrorists.
However, three soldiers were wounded in the attack and being treated at a military hospital within Abuja.
“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,” the signal read.
“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 attack comes after the management of the Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja asked parents to evacuate their wards from the school over the fear of attack by terrorists.
The school management asked the parents to evacuate their wards following an attack in a nearby village “that shares a fence” with the school.