11 troops killed by gunmen in Nigeria

11 army personnel including a commander – who had been declared missing after an ambush in the central state of Benue – have been found dead, the Nigerian military said.  

“Nigerian Army troops operating in Benue State came under attack while on routine operational task,” army spokesman Mohammed Yerima said in a statement on Friday, which gave no details of the time of the incident. 

The army said they were trying to track down the perpetrators. 

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