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Breaking: Sporadic gunshots, bomb blast heard near Kuje Prison 

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 Breaking Sporadic gunshots bomb blast heard near Kuje Prison
Breaking: Sporadic gunshots, bomb blast heard near Kuje Prison 

1 Sporadic gunshots and bomb blast have been reportedly heard near the Kuje Correctional centre in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, on Tuesday night.

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2 Residents close to the area, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria , said the heavy gunshots which started at about 10.pm lasted close to an hour.

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3 They said it is was not clear whom the gunmen are but believed to be some criminal elements.

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4 At the time of filing this report the Police in conjunction with the Nigerian Army have cordoned off the roads leading to the prison area.

5 Other security agents are also on red alert to safeguard any breach of security.

6 Efforts to reach officials of the Kuje Correctional Center for comments failed due to the tension.

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8 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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