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JUST IN: Nigerian Military Buries 20 Personnel Killed In Niger

The body of 20 out of 36 military officers and soldiers killed in combat and air crash in Niger State will be buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja.

Recalls that three officers and 22 soldiers were killed in an ambush by terrorists around Zungeru general area in Niger State last week.

The Minister of Defence, Abubakar Badaru, and his counterpart for State, Bello Matawalle as well as the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa, are on the ground to witness the burial activities.

Other dignitaries include the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Yakubu Garba; the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja; Chief of Naval Staff, Emmanuel Ogalla; families and relatives of fallen heroes; among others.


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