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Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by oilPUSSY(f): 7:19am On Apr 08
Military Launches Air Strikes On Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen, Residents Panic

Fighter aircraft of the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force have begun air strikes on Bonta community in Shangev Tiev, Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State, to destroy the camps of unknown gunmen, believed to be militants from the South-East.

SaharaReporters learnt that the military jets after leaving Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday where they had been engaging operatives of the Eastern Security Network, were redirected to Benue State to continue air interdictions.

SaharaReporters gathered from eyewitnesses that the aircraft flew at low level as they released gunfire, forcing residents to run in different directions as the deafening bombardments continued on Tuesday.

“The aircraft flew as low as 5 to 10 metres above the roof level with a wicked soldier who was shooting randomly and emptying a lot of magazines in motion,” a witness stated.

“It all started this morning, when Nigerian military attacked the people of Bonta in Shangev Tiev, Konshisha LGA using aircraft. This unexpected attack made everyone run out of the villages and look for a secure place to lay low,” another resident said.


“There are actually reports of deaths from the bullets, the shock from the unexpected attack and the loud sound and vibration from the aircraft. There have truly been communal clashes between the people of Shangev Tiev and the Igede community in Okpute.

“Some military men were caught in the clash when they were attacked by some Shangev Tiev youths on their way to their place of assignment. Now, the military have come to avenge the attack on their members,” another source revealed.

The Nigerian military confirmed the aerial strikes in Benue, saying they were from troops of Operation Whirl Stroke who came to engage attackers who had ambushed some soldiers days earlier.

“Some soldiers deployed to maintain peace between two warring communities of Konshisha and Oju LGAs respectively were ambushed. The soldiers were said to be on routine patrol in parts of Konshisha and Oju LGAs at about 5pm when the armed attackers seized them and went away with about eight soldiers after they opened fire on the troops.

“The military then went to reinforce and are back to the community,” a military source stated.

Only on Tuesday, the military aircraft had also caused an uproar in Essien Udim, Akwa Ibom, when the gunmen were targeted in aerial strikes for earlier killing a Chief Superintendent of Police, Benedict Okoh Ajide and other police officers.

The gunmen also killed a yet-to-be-ascertained number of military officers while many others were injured.

The policemen and soldiers were said to be in the community for peacekeeping efforts.

http://saharareporters.com/2021/04/07/exclusive-military-launches-air-strikes-benue-kill-unknown-gunmen-residents-panic

Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Mokason288(m): 7:19am On Apr 08

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Nigeriabiafra82: 7:21am On Apr 08
Air strike should be the last option
That shows you that this people are weak
If the UGM acquires anti aircraft missile then what will now happen

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Elvictor: 7:26am On Apr 08
The state is useless it could also be bombed out of the map and list of states in Nigeria.

nonsense and ingredients, less states to share our oil money.

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by stonemasonn: 7:28am On Apr 08
Nigeriabiafra82:
Air strike should be the last option
That shows you that this people are weak
If the UGM acquires anti aircraft missile then what will now happen
sorry I've been seeing this UGM...what's the full meaning?

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Alejoas(f): 7:34am On Apr 08
These criminals are so emboldened, they attacked even the military, now we can understand what the Benue people are up against

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Henrydonland(m): 7:37am On Apr 08
The intelligence division of Nigerian security system is nothing to talk about because it is so bad.

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by PHPdeveloper502(m): 7:38am On Apr 08
let peace reign

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Ecne(m): 7:47am On Apr 08
stonemasonn:
sorry I've been seeing this UGM...what's the full meaning?
Unknown Gun Men

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by stonemasonn: 7:53am On Apr 08
Ecne:

Unknown Gun Men
cheesy ok thanks

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by yanabasee1(m): 8:29am On Apr 08
I don't care..... But if anything happens to Ortom, then Nigeria will not like what will come to it...

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Deepfeel(m): 8:45am On Apr 08
I was reading till I saw unknown gun men from South East, it's FAKE News, igbos in shangev tiev? lol it's like saying unknown gun men from South East operating in kano

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Penguin2: 8:52am On Apr 08
When will this same energy be deployed against bandits?

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by optionalY09: 9:06am On Apr 08
Where were all these military operations when Fulani people were sacking villages and kidnapping and everybody knows they are in our bushes.

Nigeria will not only divide it will scatter

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Sabadon(m): 9:25am On Apr 08
UGM

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by tolumizzy(m): 9:25am On Apr 08
Ride on boys

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by triple996(m): 9:26am On Apr 08
naso
kanu's madness don reach benue grin

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by oluwazt: 9:26am On Apr 08
You won't see Afonjas here. They are always happy when the army strikes SE, SS and Middle belt. Their brain only works one-dimensional "as long as it's happening to others, we don't give a damn." But if it's them like Lekki, they will be disturbing everybody " One Southerner, lets work together." You won't see them saying " One South now or during the airstrikes in Akwa Ibom or Imo." Like the one above me. Afonjas, stop this your evil ways, I say stop it!

The army is clearly taking sides, fighting ESN and other groups fighting Fulani herdsmen and bandits from their land. There is something wrong with the brain of Nigerians especially afonjas!

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by salbis(m): 9:26am On Apr 08
Something may go wrong with this approach. Innocent lives may be wasted in Benue.

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by discusant: 9:27am On Apr 08
Use of bombs, bullets and soldiers to keep a country is outdated.


Arewa soldiers restructured Nigeria, and in the process, consigned overwhelming political power to Fulani. Arewa supervised a constitution without any plebiscite, and imposed the constitution upon all in Nigeria.
They exaggerated the unitary government system in a poly ethnic country. That has proved disastrous in Nigeria.

But because it favors Fulani to own the oil wells in the south, Fulani still stick to unitary government system, use bombs and bullets to enforce it.


Worse, Fulani imposed unconstitutional Islamic Sharia criminal laws in the 12 northern sharia states.

Boko Haram quickly emerged after that, and says that it’s fighting for a country to be governed with Islamic Sharia criminal justice system.

How long more shall bombs and bullets keep one Nigeria, instead of restructuring Nigeria politically or splitting the country into more manageable countries?

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Tonymegabush1(m): 9:27am On Apr 08
To our friends who thought that firing from the sky solves anything. As a military outfit that claimed to be properly trained in combat why fire from the sky abi they are scared of guerilla warfare.,....

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by lekki1444: 9:27am On Apr 08
shocked
Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Hateandthunder: 9:28am On Apr 08
Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by SarkinYarki: 9:28am On Apr 08
More like military launches airstrike against Tiv militia ....When will they launch airstrike on bandit camps in the north

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Duplexxx: 9:28am On Apr 08
Why air strike
Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Kingz1414: 9:28am On Apr 08
Welcome to one Nigeria...... Tufiakwa

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by Seniorwriter(m): 9:28am On Apr 08
Irresponsible clueless leadership

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Re: Military Launches Airstrike On Bonta, Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen by lekki1444: 9:28am On Apr 08
oluwazt:
You won't see Afonjas here. They are always happy when army strikes SE and middle belt.
JUST NEGODU !!!!!

by the way is benue no longer middle belt ?

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