Unknown gunmen Tuesday night attacked Kuje Prison throwing the area into chaos and confusion.
According to reports, a resident of the area told reporters that a high-capacity explosive went off around 10.25pm.
He said there were sporadic gunshots that unsettled the residents.
“We are at home now. We are hearing gunshots everywhere. The situation is really scaring, especially for some of us who are very close to the prison yard,” he said.
Security operatives were yet to confirm this latest development at the Kuje prison as at the time of filling this report.