ISWAP Claims Responsibility for Kuje Attack, Releases Video

ISWAP Claims Responsibility for Kuje Attack, Releases Video
ISWAP Claims Responsibility for Kuje Attack, Releases Video

Abuja’s Kuje Prison was attacked, and the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed responsibility.

Tuesday night, Shauntv News reported, terrorists burst into the prison and freed nearly 800 detainees, including prominent suspects.

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Wednesday night, the terrorist organisation released a video showing some of its fighters shooting their way inside the facility.

In the 38 second footage, tens of fighters were seen advancing in groups while vehicles and buildings were on fire.

A senior dressed in indigenous clothing joined the young men who were shouting at the top of their lungs.

The Islamic State’s A’maq Agency released the video with the comment, “Yesterday, Islamic State fighters successfully raided Kuje jail in Abuja and freed scores of captives.”

The text was composed in Arabic.

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