Scores Killed As Nigerian Troops, Herdsmen Clash In Benue


Troops deployed in Operation Whirl Stroke, Saturday while on clearance operation along Gbajimba – Akor axis in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State encountered armed militiamen with large herds of cattle.
The troops dislodged the armed militiamen from their camp following a superior firepower.
Brig. Gen Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations, in a statement claimed unspecified number of the armed militiamen have been suspected to be killed by the troops while others escaped into nearby bushes with gunshot wounds.