Fear Spreads As Fierce Gunmen Invade University Students Lodge In Rivers

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According to The Nation, palpable fear took over a student’s hostel, lodge in Port Harcourt, Rivers , following an attack on the occupants by unknown gunmen recently.

The incident happened at number 20, Osina Street, Mile 3, Diobu, where students of Rivers State University cohabit.

The gunmen numbering five, who were suspected to be , reportedly invaded the lodge in the early hours of Thursday and dispossessed the victims of their personal effects as well as inflicted deep machete cuts on some.

The caretaker of the house, Fidelis Nuale confirmed the incident but declined to speak on what transpired.

Some of the victims who pleaded anonymity disclosed 13 mobile phones, wrist watches, slippers, laptops, among others were carted away by the suspected armed robbers.

The eyewitness alleged that the robbers forced one of their victims to transfer money to a account the invaders provided.

Meanwhile the matter has been at Azikiwe Divisional Police headquarters around the area.

The Public Relation officer, Nnamdi Omoni, is yet to speak on it.