Benue: Soldiers raid militants’ camp, recover arms

A patrol team of 72 Special Forces Battalion Makurdi, on Thursday raided a suspected militia camp at Tomatar community in Guma Local Government Area of Benue and arrested one suspected militia.

Col. Sagir Musa, the Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division of the Nigeria Army staged this in a statement he signed.

Musa said that the troop made the raid on Thursday at about 6am following a tip off.

According to him, during the operation, one militia was wounded, another neutralized and one arrested.

The army spokesperson said that the troop recovered two AK 47 rifles, 250 round of 7.62 mm ammunition and three machetes.

He said that the arrested militia was being interrogated by the Military Police.

Musa warned members of the public, especially, communities at the fringes of Benue and Nasarawa States to be more vigilant and report any suspicious movement to the security outpost nearer to them..

 

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