Gunmen attack Nigerian Defence Academy, kill, abduct officers

Bandits attacked the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Afaka, Kaduna State, on Tuesday at about 1:30am.

The assailants stormed the military base in large numbers, kidnapped one officer identified as Major Datong, while Lieutenant Commander Wulah and Flight Lieutenant CM Okoronkwo were shot dead.

Another officer, second Lieutenant Onah sustained a gunshot injury and is currently receiving treatment.

The Defence Headquarters is expected to provide further details.

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