Bodies of the 11 soldiers killed in Bonta community of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State have arrived the military cemetery in Makurdi, the State capital.
Our correspondent gathered that some top army officials are currently at the cemetery located at Wurukum in Makurdi to witness the burial.
Recall that the military, through its Director, Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on April 9, confirmed the killing of the 11 troops by local militias in Konshisha LGA of the State.
The troops who were on stabilization operation in the state over the communal crisis between Konshisha and the Oju LG were initially declared missing but were later found dead after the deployment of a joint search.
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BREAKING: Bodies of 11 slain soldiers arrive military cemetery in Makurdi