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Gunmen kill soldiers, set prisoners free in Kogi

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Hundreds of prisoners have escaped from a medium federal correctional center in Kabba, Kogi State’s Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area.

Vanguard gathered that Gunmen in their tens attack the prison center which is on the Kabba – LOKOJA highway, on Sunday night through Monday morning, killing the military men keeping guide on the road before attacking the center.

Gunmen kill soldiers, set prisoners free in Kogi

Gunmen kill soldiers, set prisoners free in Kogi

The gunmen thereafter launched attacks on the prison officers before making ways to set all the prisoners free.j
An early morning downpour on Monday led to their escape. The building housing the inmates was reportedly submerged by flood.



However, about 100 of the inmates have been rearrested, while an unspecified number voluntarily returned.

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