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May 12, 2021
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Bodies Of Slain Soldiers Arrive Benue Cemetery For Burial

The bodies of 12 Soldiers killed by a local mlitia in Bonta community of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue have just arrived a military cemetery at Wurukum in Makurdi, the state capital, for burial.

Our correspondent reports that the bodies of 11 soldiers and one officer are lying in state at the cemetery.

Top military officers have also arrived the venue, awaiting the commencement of the burial rites.

The military authorities earlier announced the killing of 11 soldiers who were on peacekeeping mission between the Bonta community in Konshisha and Ukpute-Ainu community in Okay LGA over land dispute.

Daily Trust

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