Armed Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Army Officer In Benin [PHOTOS]

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Armed Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Army Officer In Benin [PHOTOS]

Armed Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Army Officer In Benin [PHOTOS]

An attack was launched by nine suspected armed herdsmen on a Nigerian Army lieutenant who was on his way to Lagos while returning from an official assignment.

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.

Armed Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Army Officer In Benin [PHOTOS]

The Lieutenant was coming back from an official assignment on the NNS Burutu, a Nigerian navy vessel, when the attack took place.

It was reported that the attackers fired several shots at Dahiru’s vehicle and injured.

The soldier had a crash with another car while trying to escape from his assailants.

Armed Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Army Officer In Benin [PHOTOS]

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

The victim of the incident remains in a stable condition.

Armed Herdsmen Attack Nigerian Army Officer In Benin [PHOTOS]

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