No fewer than seven policemen were feared killed when gunmen attacked two police stations in Obio-Akpor and Emuoha Local Government Areas of Rivers State on Friday night. At the Elimgbu police station, three policemen were feared killed, while two were feared killed at the Divisional Police Headquarters in Rumuji. A security vehicle was aso reportedly burnt.
Also, a checkpoint of a security outfit called C-4-i along the East-West Road was also attacked, even as two security 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-state and intra-state curfew was imposed by Governor Nyesom Wike in the wake of security threats.