Kuje Prison

06.07.2022 news In New Video, ISWAP Claims Responsibility for Kuje Prison Attack

Published 6th Jul, 2022

By Emmanuel Uti

The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has taken responsibility for the attack on the Kuje Medium Sceurity Prison, Abuja, that occurred on Tuesday.

A video released by the Islamic State’s A’maq agency shows what looks to be a view of the Kuje jail with the sound of gunfire in the distance.

Commenting on the video, Tomasz Rolbecki, a scholar who focuses on insurgency activity in sub-Saharan Africa, ISWAP claimed the raid led to its forces “freeing dozens of prisoners.”

More to follow…

Published 6th Jul, 2022

By Emmanuel Uti


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