Nigerian Army Reacts After Some Youths Attacked And Killed Soldiers On Peace Mission In Delta State

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In a harrowing incident, the troops of the 181 Amphibious Battalion, stationed in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, found themselves surrounded by community youths during a peace mission to the OKUOMA community. The date was Thursday, March 14, 2024.

The unfortunate events unfolded as the troops responded to a distress call stemming from a communal crisis between the Okuama and Okoloba communities in Delta State. The situation escalated rapidly, resulting in a deadly confrontation.l

The reinforcement team, led by the Commanding officer, also faced a brutal attack. Tragically, the Commanding officer, two Majors, one Captain, and twelve Soldiers lost their lives in the line of duty.

The news of this devastating loss reverberated across social media platforms after being shared by the official Facebook page of the HQ Nigerian Army. Random users flooded the comment section with a range of emotions and opinions. Some expressed grief and outrage, while others questioned the security measures in place during such missions.

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