Five soldiers have been reportedly killed and two others kidnapped after suspected herdsmen clashed with them in Logo area of Benue state on Sunday.

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The attackers were also said to have burnt down Army patrol vehicles during the clash.

According to reports, the herdsmen had wanted to attack a village in Logo but where foiled by the soldiers.

The confrontation resulted into fire exchange between the herdsmen and military personnel.

A resident of the area hinted that the herdsmen overpowered the soldiers.