Lagos - Seven operatives of the Department of State Services were killed by suspected pipeline vandals in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, Punch reports.
The vandals, who were suspected to be Ijaw youths, made away with the dead operatives’ weapons after killing them around 7pm on Tuesday.
The incident was the second of such attacks within two week by vandals on security operatives in the area.
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On August 30, four policemen from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and Owutu Police Division were attacked. Three of the policemen died while the last one was injured.
A resident of the area, Jimoh Adebiran, said the operatives had gone to a primary school in the community for an event when they had a confrontation with the vandals.
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