The Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna, has confirmed that unknown gunmen attacked the academy, killing two officers and abducted a Major, around 1.00am.
In a statement confirming the attack issued by the Academy Public Relations Officer, Bashir Muhd Jajira hinted that security operatives are on the trail of the bandits.
The statement read, “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.
According to Jajira: “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 rescue the abducted personnel.
“The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that these unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued.”