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FCT: Police, soldiers take over Banex Plaza after clash

Soldiers At Abujas Banex Plaza

Soldiers and operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have taken over the popular Banex plaza in the Wuse area of the nation’s capital following a free-for-all involving traders and soldiers.

A trader, who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed the incident, explaining that the fight ensued at the area after three soldiers met a trader over a phone issue.

The involved parties appeared to have disagreed over the phone matter, further escalating the situation.

The trader, whose shop is located at the Old Banex complex, said that the phone dealers gang up and overpowered the unidentified soldiers and a civilian.