One Officer, 10 Soldiers Killed By Gunmen In Benue

 One Officer, 10 Soldiers Killed By Gunmen In Benue
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The Nigerian Army has announced that at least 11 soldiers have been killed by gunmen after troops came under attack while on a routine operational task in Konshisha LGA of Benue state.

Mohammed Yerima, director, army public relations, made this announcememt in a statement issued on Thursday.

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He stated that the soldiers, who were declared missing, were later found dead after a search mission was conducted.

“The troops comprising one officer and ten soldiers were initially declared missing which prompted the deployment of a joint search and rescue team comprising NA troops and personnel of Operation Whirl Stroke,” Yerima said.

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