Troops Intercept Armed Herdsmen in Benue State
Troops deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on 3 April 2018 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.
Director Army Public Relations