The Nigerian Army has released the identities of the 17 Nigerian Army officers and soldiers murdered in the Okuama community in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State.

Those army personnel victims involved in the deadly attack are a Lieutenant Colonel, two majors, one captain, and 13 soldiers who were killed by youths while on a peace mission at Okuoma community in Delta state.

It was gathered that the slain officers and soldiers were attached to the 63 Brigade of the Nigerian Army.

The lifeless bodies of the army officers had been retrieved by the Nigerian Army after they had responded to a distress call as a result of a communal clash between the Okuoma and Okoloba communities in the South-South state.

In a post via his official X handle on Monday evening, the Nigerian Army released the photos and names of the slain personnel.

Some of the victims included Lt Colonel AH Ali, Major SD Shafa, Major DE Obi, Captain U Zakari, and Sergeant Yahaya Saidu, among others.

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