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Photos of Armed Bandits arrested in Benue and Nasarawa States, Arms and Ammunition recovered
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Photos of Armed Bandits arrested in Benue and Nasarawa States, Arms and Ammunition recovered

Suspected armed herdsmen harbouring in the forest boundary between Benue and Nasarawa States were arrested yesterday, 14 September 2020. "Troops of Sector 1 engaged the bandits at first light with many of them escaping with gunshot wounds. Their camp was subsequently destroyed." Nigeria Defence Headquarters reported. "In the same vein, following actionable intelligence on the possible hideout of remnants of late Gana's militia elements around Adu general area in Chanchanji council ward of Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, Troops of Sector 2 deployed at Gbise in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State in conjunction with troops of Sector 4 conducted a joint dawn raid operation on the identified hideout at Adu. " They added: " In the course of the operation, t...
Nigerian Soldier Strips and Attempt To Commit Suicide In Taraba
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Nigerian Soldier Strips and Attempt To Commit Suicide In Taraba

A soldier who climbed the Welcome to Taraba Roadblock Tower (over 24fts high), has been stopped from committing suicide by youths after he threatened to jump down.  The soldier identified simply as Ali attracted attention after being seen on top of the tower throwing down his clothes. After people gathered, he was heard saying in Hausa and pidgin “I want to die. Allow me to jump down and die.” The youths who gathered at the spot however said in response “Please do not jump. We don’t want you to die.” An eyewitness said;  “We noticed someone climbing the place and pulling off his clothes. We got there to discover he is someone we know. He was left with under pant and an inner vest and poised to jump. We went close and began to beg him....