Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) on Monday repelled an attack on Tse-Tseghem village in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.
It was gathered that the village and other surrounding rural communities came under coordinated attacks by gunmen who were repelled by the soldiers.
The Force Commander, OPWS, Major-General Adeyemi Yekini confirmed to newsmen in Makurdi on Tuesday.
He said that armed bandits tried to invade Tomatar general area in Guma, but his troops engaged them in a gun battle.
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