Gunmen Trapped inside Jos Custodial Centre After Attack on Facility

Jos Correctional Centre Attack Latest: Gunmen Trapped Inside Prison Compound!
Jos Custodial Centre locked up against the attackers

Gunmen who attacked the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Jos, are now locked inside the prison yard after security personnel sealed off the area after they were mobilised to help security agents at the centre.

The armed individuals with sophisticated weaponry assaulted the Correctional Centre at around 1720 hours on Sunday, November 28, 2021, according to a press release issued by O F Enobore, Controller of tje Correctional centre.

In a gunfight, they engaged the armed group at the center in duet that lasted for many hours.

“The intruders allegedly arrived at the Custodial Center at 1720 hours and proceeded to the main gate, where they engaged the armed squad soldiers in a gun duel before breaking into the yard.

“They got access to the yard, but they are locked inside because men from sister security services were instantly summoned to help the armed guards in cordoning off the perimeter wall and the entire area.

“Reinforcement from the response squad of the Service has also been mobilised to the center.

“The situation is presently under control as the attackers firing power is being subdued by superior fire from a combined team of security agencies. Update will be made available as event unfolds,” the statement stated.


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