Soldiers Kill 21 Suspected Herdsmen In Benue

Troops of the Military Operation code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) have killed 21 suspected herdsmen along the Gbajimba-Akor-Tomata axis of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State in the last three weeks.

The Force Commander of OPWS, Major General Adeyemo Yekini, confirmed this on Monday at a press briefing in the state.

According to him, the herdsmen were killed in two separate operations on August 4 and last Saturday, August 18.

He, however, noted that one soldier was killed in the process and two others injured.

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