Troops intercept large number of armed Fulani herdsmen in Benue State

Troops deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA intercepted large number of Armed herdsmen in Asom village, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State following a tip off.

The bandits on sighting the troops at Ukaa and Babban Ruwa area opened fire on them. One herdsman was killed during the encounter.

Similarly, troops on patrol on 3 April 2018 rescued two persons shot by suspected herdsmen along Gbajimba -Kaseyo road.

Brigadier General 
Director Army Public Relations

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