Ten die in Niger clash

  |   Nigeria News

The Nigerian Army said on Friday that three soldiers and seven civilians died in a clash between soldiers and some residents of Kpaidna community in Niger.

Major Njideka Agwu, the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 31 Artillery Brigade, Minna, said that the incident occurred at 2.00 a.m. on Friday in the community located in Bosso Local Government Area of the state.

He said, "The 31 Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army, Minna, was on a joint operation with the Nigeria Air Force Quick Response Group in the area when we were attacked by the villagers.

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