BREAKING!! Unknown Gunmen Defies Curfew In Rivers, Attack Several Police Checkpoints, Set Police Stations Ablaze, Kill 7 Officers

 

 

In Rivers State, unidentified gunmen targeted several security checkpoints and police stations, killing at least seven security personnel.

The hoodlums first targeted a police station along the Rumuji axis of the state’s East-West Road late Friday night.

Two police officers were killed when the police station in Rumuji, Emuoha Local Government Area, was set on fire alongside police vehicles.

In the same Emuoha LGA, a police checkpoint at Ogbakiri junction was targeted, with two police officers feared killed and a vehicle burned.

A C-4-i security checkpoint along the East-West Road was also targeted, with three operatives believed to have been killed there.

The State Police Command’s spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the attack and promised to provide more information after visiting the affected areas.

Meanwhile, on Saturday morning, the State Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday, confirmed the incident to reporters, saying, “Yes, that is what we heard.” I’m on my way there now. He said, “I want to confirm it myself.”

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