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Gunmen kill five policemen in Rivers

09 May 2016, 18:26

Rivers - Five policemen, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nasiru Halidu have been shot dead by unknown gunmen.

The victims were coming from Yobe State where they went on a special duty and were on their way back to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital when they were attacked.

The policemen were ambushed in Okobe, Ahoada West LGA of Rivers State, along the East-West road at about 3am.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmad Muhamma confirmed the incident.

Source: Punch

- News 24


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