Unknown Gunmen Kill Five Policemen, Including DSP, In Rivers

policeUnknown gunmen early hours of Monday struck in Okobe, Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State, killing five policemen, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nasiru Halidu.
It was learnt that the policemen were killed by their assailants in an ambush laid for them along the East-West road in Ahoada LGA at about 3am.
The slain policemen were reportedly 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.
Confirming the unfortunate incident, the Rivers Police spokesman, Ahmad Muhammad, who struggled to contain his emotions, described the development as a sad one.

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