Unknown Gunmen Attack Kogi Prison, Set Inmates Free

Some yet-to-be identified gunmen have attacked a prison facility located in Kabba, Kabba/Bunnu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Oceanicnews reports.

It was gathered that the attackers, in their tens, attacked the military men stationed on the road to the federal correctional facility, killing nine of them before proceeding to the facility housing the inmates.

According to Vanguard, the attack took place on Sunday night through Monday morning after the heavily armed gunmen successfully dislodged the prison officers on duty and setting all the prisoners free.

Reports however have it that over 100 of the escaped inmates have been rearrested while undisclosed number voluntarily returned to the correctional facility.

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