The Nigerian army was attacked by unidentified gunmen, killing 11 people.

April 9th – On the 9th local time, the Nigerian military said that 11 soldiers died after being attacked by unidentified gunmen in Benue State in the central part of the country.

According to AFP on the 9th, a Nigerian military spokesman said in a statement that “the troops were attacked while carrying out daily tasks in Benue State”. The dead included 10 soldiers and an officer, and the identity of the attackers was not known.