7 cops feared dead as gunmen attack police stations in Rivers




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No fewer seven policemen were feared killed when gunmen attacked two in Obio-Akpor and Emuoha Local Government Areas on Friday night. At the Elimgbu police station, three policemen were feared killed, while two were feared killed at the Divisional in Rumuji. A vehicle was aso reportedly burnt.

Also, a checkpoint a outfit called C-4- along the East-West Road was also attacked, even as two operatives were feared killed there. The attacks which took place simultaneously at about 10pm on Friday threw the communities into panic, even as an inter- and intra- was imposed by in the wake threats.

Spokesman for the Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the but said he would make details available after visiting the areas attacked.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday, was leading a to the place when correspondent spoke with him on Saturday morning.