Again, Troops Arrest Herdsmen While Setting Village Ablaze


…… Adamawa State

Troops of 101 special Forces Battalion on Excercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) deployed at Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State swiftly responded to distress call and supported troops at Gwamba village  under attack by herdsmen.

Despite swift reaction to rescue the village from destruction, the notorious herdsmen  set the village ablaze  before  troops arrival.
The determine troops trailed the herdsmen and arrested six of them at Garigiji village while trying  to escape. During the process of the arrest the herdsmen show resistance, which made the alerted troops to engage them and killed 10 of them.

Items recovered from the herdsmen are : one AK 47 rifle, 41 rounds of 7.62mm special, one locally made rifle with 25 cartridges, one cutlass, looted clothes and one motorcycle,