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Gunmen attack army patrol van in Edo

A soldier has been feared dead following an attack on an army patrol van in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

Channels Television reported that the incident occurred around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, at First Junction along Akpakpava Road.

Eyewitnesses told the news channel that the gunmen ambushed the military vehicle carrying four occupants, heading towards the Ikpoba-Hill axis of the state capital.

Official confirmation of the incident from the relevant authorities is still being awaited.

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