Nigerian Army buries Captain. 11 soldiers killed by bandits in Benue
By TVC News Nigeria
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The Nigerian Army on Monday laid to rest, the remains of Captain Adeolu Adedayo and eleven other soldiers killed by bandits in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State.
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