Two officers of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps have been found dead in Benue State following a gun battle with armed attackers suspected to be herdsmen.
The attack occurred in Guma Local Government Area of the state.
Their corpses have been taken to the Benue State Teaching Hospital in Makurdi.
The news came hours after the police confirmed the killing of one of their officers in neighbouring Logo Local Government this morning.
The officer was one of four mobile policemen that went missing in an ambush by suspected herdsmen.