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Operation Cat Race: Troops Arrest Two Armed Herdsmen In Benue | The Precision

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Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade, Nigerian Army, have arrested two armed men identified as herdsmen.

This
was disclosed in a statement signed by the Assistant Director, Army
Public Relations of the 707 Special Forces Brigade, Olabisi Olalekan
Ayeni, on Thursday.
According to the statement, the troops sighted
a group of militia who were suspected to be “planning a dangerous
mission”, while on their routine patrol along Gbajimba – Iyiodeh road in
Guma LGA of Benue state on Tuesday.
On attempting to approach them, the armed men opened fire on the troops and engaged them in a gun battle.

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The Special Forces, however, intensified their pursuit and succeeded in arresting two of them while the others fled in disarray.
The herdsmen have since been handed over to the police.

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