Gunmen kill eight behind Abuja legislative quarters


Unknown gunmen struck in Gudu District of Abuja on Friday and killed eight people.
15 others were also reportedly injured in the attack.

The invasion by the gunmen, who purportedly dressed in Nigeria Army camouflage, has created panic in the Federal Capital Territory.

Residents of the area panic when it was apparent that the attack took place behind the Apo Legislative Quarters, which houses many Senators and members of the House of Representatives.

According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen overwhelmed Sabo Barkin Zuwo Street at about 12am.
Soldiers, policemen, operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) and rescue agencies had been drafted to the scene as at press time.



Culled from the Nation
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