Bandits Kill 8 Soldiers In Benue

Bandits kill livestock guard, shoot NSCDC officer in Benue

Richard Ginika Izuora

Bandits had opened fire killing about eight soldiers in Benue State.

The soldiers were deployed to Konshisha area of the State to help boost security before they were reportedly ambushed and killed.

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, responding to the attack revealed that only two soldiers were missing in the Tuesday attack.

“Reports reaching me indicate that troops on a peace mission at Konshisha were attacked by some people. But security forces were able to repel them. However, two soldiers are missing in the attack,” he disclosed.

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