Police kill four terrorists and recover weapons in Benue


Benue State Police on Friday night killed four of 20 suspected terrorists plaguing Ukum Local Government Area in Benue State.

Police officers from a special force known as Operation Zenda reportedly intercepted the terrorists heading towards the village of Gbajire to wreak havoc.

The bodies identified as Solo Orafaga, John Tyoakoso, Jude alias Headboy and an unidentified terrorist were dumped at police headquarters in Makurdi on Saturday morning.

Briefing reporters at police headquarters, Operation Zenda chief CSP Gberindyer Justin said items recovered from the terrorists include one (1) AK-47 rifle, one (1) G3 rifle, pistol locally manufactured revolver, seventy-five (75) rounds of 6.72 x 39mm live ammunition, 5 rounds of 9mm live ammunition, AK-47 magazines, three G3 magazines and fifty-nine (59) rounds of 7.62 x 49 mm live ammunition.

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