By Abimbola Ogunnaike
Militia group terrorizing parts of Nazarawa State have killed no fewer than three soldiers and two members of a vigilante group in the state
It was gathered that the incident occurred when the assailants ambushed the soldiers in the Katakpa community of Toto local government area of the state.
Chairman of the LGA, Abdullahi Tashas, and the state lawmaker representing Ugya-Umaisha constituency, Ibrahim Saad, confirmed the sad development to AIT.
According to them, the soldiers were on a peace mission to the troubled Katakpa area when they were unfortunately murdered.
They explained that the soldiers were deployed to ensure peace in the area following sustained attacks on Toto communities by the militia group when they were allegedly ambushed and killed by the same Bassa militia.
It was gathered that Bassa and Egbira communities in the Toto LGA have been at war over boundary demarcation despite several meetings called by the State Government to end the clashes.
As at the time of filing this report, the Nigerian army is yet to react to the sad incident.