The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has confirmed that some unknown Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked its barracks on Tuesday, killing two officers.
The Public Relations Officer of the Defence, Major Bashir Jajira, disclosed this in a statement made available to Journalists on Tuesday.
He added that an officer was abducted during the attack.
The statement read in full;
“The security architecture of the Nigerian Defence Academy was compromised early this morning by unknown gunmen who gained access into the residential area within the Academy in Afaka. During the unfortunate incident, we lost two personnel and one was abducted.
“The Academy in collaboration with the 1Division Nigerian Army and Air Training Command as well as other security agencies in Kaduna state has since commenced pursuit of the unknown gunmen within the general area with a view to tracking them and rescuing the abducted personnel.
“The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that this unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued.”