In Lifestyle by Naijatweet Staff on the 10th, July, 2019

Commotion As Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Naval Officer In Benin

Commotion As Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Naval Officer In Benin

Nine suspected armed herdsmen have launched an attack on a Nigerian naval officer who was on his way to Lagos while returning from an official assignment, SaharaReporters reports.


The attack on Lt. M. Dahiru took place on July 7 at about 1:30 pm along the Benin by-pass by Ahor community, Edo state.



Dahiru was returning from an official assignment on the NNS Burutu, a Nigerian navy vessel, when the attack occurred.


The attackers reportedly fired several rounds at Dahiru’s vehicle and injured. 


While trying to escape from his assailants, the soldier had a crash with another vehicle.



After the attack, the community chairman of Ahor evacuated the officer to a nearby private clinic identified as Well Health Clinic and Maternity at No 31, Old Benin-Auchi Rd, Eyean, Benin City for treatment. 


The victim of the incident remains in a stable condition.

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