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Nigeria’s Defence Chief Orders Investigation Into Killing of 16 Military Personnel in Delta State 

General Musa has ordered the arrest of those who gruesomely killed troops of 181 Amphibious Batallion in Delta State.

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, has directed the immediate investigation and arrest of those involved in the gruesome killings of troops of 181 Amphibious Batallion in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State during a peace mission to the community on Thursday. 

According to the Director, Defence Information, Brig. General Tukur Gusau, the incident occurred when the troops responded to a distress call after the communal crisis between the Okuama and Okoloba communities both in Delta State.   

The reinforcement team led by the commanding officer was attacked, leading to the death of the commanding officer, two Majors, one Captain and 12 soldiers. 

 So far, a few arrests have been made  while investigations are ongoing to unravel the motive behind the attack.

Ferdinand Duruoha

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