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Islamic State’s West Africa Province ISWAP releases footage of Medium Security Custodial Centre, KUJE, Abuja.

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Islamic State’s West Africa Province ISWAP has released footage of the hit on the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, Abuja.

Scores of terrorists invaded the prison at about 10 p.m. Tuesday night, operating for more than two hours after they stormed the government establishment with bombs, grenades and assault weapons.

 

In the footage, the insurgents could be heard rejoicing after breaching the facility to free several terrorists and other hardened criminals convicted or in remand, with some vehicles seen on fire.

The Nigerian Correctional Service NCoS confirmed that out of 879 inmates who escaped, 443 have been recaptured, while Public Relations Officer, Umar Abubakar said 551 inmates are currently in the facility with 4 inmates dead and 16 injured.

An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil defence corps paid the ultimate price, while at least 8 NCoS officers were wounded.

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