Chief of Army Staff Buratai escapes assassination attempt after attack by suspected shiite muslim sect

Buratai TukurThe Chief of Army  Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday, escaped assassination attempt, as members of the Muslim sect, Shiites allegedly attacked his convoy in Zaria, Kaduna State.

In the ensuing melee, seven persons reportedly lost their lives in the clash between soldiers and the Shiite Muslim sect.

The news has been confirmed by the headquarters of the Nigerian Army through its twitter handle.


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