We’re hunting for killers of 11 soldiers in Benue – Army




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The Army has said the ongoing operation Mbator Shangev-Tiev of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue where over 70 civilians have been allegedly was launched to apprehend the hoodlums that eleven Army , including one and ten soldiers.

It however denied reports of killing and arson, noting the operation was to flush out those responsible for killing the .

The Nation had reported the bodies of the and soldiers were found Knoshisha after they were declared missing.

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Army spokesman Brig Muhammad Yerima told The Nation: “We are not killing people . They know how to kill people and they are afraid not to be .


“We are not killing anybody, all we are doing is searching for the people that the soldiers and we will find the people.

“Whoever said we are killing people and destroying properties is telling lies. The the internet about soldiers killing people in Benue is false. We are searching for those who killed the 11 soldiers, that’s all we are doing”.

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