Nigerian Army Officer Attacked By Herdsmen In Benin

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Nine suspected armed herdsmen attacked Nigerian Army lieutenant on his return from an official assignment.

The incident occurred at about 1:30 pm along the Benin by-pass by Ahor community, Edo state.

The Nigerian Army Officer, Lt. M. Dahiru was returning to Lagos from an official assignment on the NNS Burutu, a Nigerian navy vessel, when the attack occurred. 

The attackers reportedly fired several rounds at Dahiru’s vehicle and injured. 

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While trying to escape from the shots, the soldier collided with another vehicle and had a crash.

After the attack, the community chairman of Ahor evacuated the officer to a nearby private clinic identified as Well Health Clinic and Maternity at No 31, Old Benin-Auchi Rd, Eyean, Benin City for treatment. 


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