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 Jos Prison Attack: NCoS armed squad personnel killed, 9 inmates killed, one attacker killed, 262 inmates escaped, 10 recaptured

The deceased Armed Squad personnel recognized as Umar Mohammed

 

A Nigerian Correctional Service armed squad personnel and 9 inmates have been killed whereas 262 inmates escaped following the heavy assault on Jos Custodial Centre, by gunmen suspected to be bandits.

 

The Controller Normal of Nigeria Correctional Service, Haliru Nababa, who confirmed the event on Monday November 29, in an announcement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the service, Francis Enobore, revealed that 10 of the escapee inmates have been recaptured leaving 252 on the run.

 

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“One of many gunmen trapped throughout the Medium Safety Custodial Middle, Jos after invading the ability has been recognized as a kind of killed within the gun duel,” he said. 

 

“The attackers who stormed the Custodial Middle at about 1720hrs on Sunday twenty eighth November 2021 engaged the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) armed squad personnel in a fierce gun battle earlier than breaking into the yard.”

 

“Sadly, one of many NCoS Armed Squad personnel paid the supreme value within the encounter whereas 9 inmates additionally misplaced their lives. One other employees of the Service was shot within the hand and 6 inmates have been additionally injured within the assault

 

“Among the attackers and a complete of 262 inmates escaped within the melee earlier than reinforcement might come from sister providers. 10 have to date been recaptured leaving 252 at giant.” 

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Nababa condoled with the household and mates of the gallant officer who paid the final word value within the encounter, promising that the dying is not going to be in useless as all of the perpetrators shall be hunted and made to face the complete wrath of the regulation.

 

“I respect officers and males of different safety companies for the help in bringing the state of affairs below management and warranted members of the general public that the protection of inmates together with their care and help, will proceed to be a prime precedence in his administration.”

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He known as for collaboration from patriotic people to apprehend the fleeing inmates in addition to volunteering credible intelligence that might nip such ugly incidents within the bud.

 

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He mentioned the Jos Medium Safety Custodial Centre as on the time of the assault, had 1,060 inmates comprising 560 pre-trial detainees and 500 convicts.

 

The Controller Nigeria Correctional Service, Jos Custodial Centre, Samuel Aguda confirmed that one officer was shot and killed by the gunmen that attacked the ability.

 

“We thank the Police, the DSS, who’re our shut neighbours, they got here to our rescue with Navy males who got here and have been in a position to subdue the attackers.

 

“Among the attackers escaped with gunshots, one was gunned down and we’re nonetheless counting our losses. We’re nonetheless counting the variety of inmates to know the precise variety of escapees. Sadly, one in all our armed squads, an Assistant Superintendent was killed.

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When requested if he is aware of he id of the gunmen, he mentioned, “I’m not too certain however my males mentioned they have been talking Fulani. They suspected Fulani herdsmen due to the mode of their dialog, that’s in accordance with eyewitnesses.

 

“Eight inmates who joined the attackers to assault us misplaced their lives. They have been gunned down whereas they have been operating to flee. Additionally, the place the place inmates information have been stored was burnt down fully.” he added. 

 

He defined that some inmates that took benefit of the assault and tried to flee have been recaptured by the safety operatives following the cease and search operation launched instantly.

 Jos Prison Attack: NCoS armed squad personnel killed, 9 inmates killed, one attacker killed, 262 inmates escaped, 10 recaptured  Jos Prison Attack: NCoS armed squad personnel killed, 9 inmates killed, one attacker killed, 262 inmates escaped, 10 recaptured

 

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 Jos Prison Attack: NCoS armed squad personnel killed, 9 inmates killed, one attacker killed, 262 inmates escaped, 10 recaptured

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