Many fears death as KUJE prison is under a serious attack by Terrorists.
A resident of the area, Joshua Friday, reported that the shootings have been ongoing for the last 20 minutes.
He said the situation has caused panic in the area. He said, “Currently in Kuje and the shooting has been going on for almost 20 minutes now. I can’t tell you what is happening whether it is a robbery or not but we have been hearing that gunshots repeatedly around the area the prison is located. We are all scared as I speak to you. ”
The first explosion, a high capacity bomb, went off around 10.25pm. It was followed by second and third bomb blast and heavy gunshots that left the residents crying for help Few hours earlier, security report had alerted the prison officials of possible attacks of the medium prison.
A prison staff, who confirmed the attack, explained that the attackers had come from the back of the prison yard.