Terrorists in large numbers are said to have attacked a military checkpoint near Zuma Rock in Madalla, Niger state, and shot sporadically.
NewsReport was unable to determine whether they were victims of the attack at the time of writing this report.
This online information gathered that the Nigeria soldiers deployed from Zuma barracks immediately confronted the attackers and dispersed them after they initially moved along the Abuja-Kaduna highway to cause panic.
According to eyewitnesses, police officers were also present.
As a result, motorists were forced to stop on the road in anxiety throughout the duration of the exchange between the troops and terrorists.
The latest attack is happening few days after the Presidential Brigade squad faced similar circumstance around Bwari area, located within the Federal Capital Territory.
According to Defence headquarters, up to 30 terrorists suffered casualties as the guards took intense battle to the attackers in nearby bush.