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Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina
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Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina

A Nigerian Army colonel, M.Z Manu and two soldiers have been killed by bandits in Unguwar Doka Village under Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that the bandits, armed with AK-47 rifles invaded the villages on Thursday night and started shooting indiscriminately. In the process, the gallant officer, soldiers and some civilians were killed. The acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig. General Benard Onyeuko, who confirmed the incident in a statement issued to journalists at the Special Army Super Camp IV Faskari, said troops of Operation Sahel Sanity responded to a distress call on September 24, 2020 that bandits attacked Unguwar Doka Village and swiftly mobilised to the area where they cleared the bandits. During the encounter, troops neutralis...
Benue Govt Confirms Killing Of Army Colonel
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Benue Govt Confirms Killing Of Army Colonel

The Benue State Government has confirmed the killing of a Colonel in Katsina – Ala axis of the State. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, while confirming the incident denied that soldiers invaded and set ablaze houses in Katsina-Ala. He, however revealed that it was a robbery attack. Ortom told Newsmen in Makurdi , “I was told of the killing of a Colonel in Katsina-Ala yesterday. He was in uniform and coming from Lagos towards Takum. “That created some crisis around the area, we were told the military men in the area went after the perpetrators. It is not so, but the mischief makers tried to cash in on the matter. “We are on top of the situation. The case has been treated as armed robbery case.” “I have sent my security adviser alongside quick rapid response comprising t...