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Photo:Herdsmen kill two NSCDC men

One of the two policemen declared missing after an encounter with Fulani herdsmen in Benue State on Saturday has been found dead.

Four policemen were initially declared missing after they were ambushed by herdsmen in Tse Akpan in Logo Local Government but two returned unhurt.

The policeman’s body was found in the bush in Azege, Tombo Ward yesterday by a police search team. It was dismembered.

There is no trace yet of the remaining policeman, he said.

Also, yesterday, bodies of two officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were found in Awanger village in Guma Local Government, The Nation reports. They were also believed to have been killed by herdsmen.

No official of the NSCDC was available to comment yesterday.