Rampaging “unknown gunmen Seems to have infiltrated into Rivers State. Last night, some Policemen, Army and Customs officers, are feared dead at various checkpoints along Omagwa To Elele axis last night.
Report says Eight security men were killed last night when the unknown gunmen attacked various security check points along Omagwa to Elele road. Out of the 8 personnel killed, 3 of them are Airforce personnel, 3 are Custom personnel while 2 are of police. Some of them were beheaded.
We also gathered that the Gunmen are suspected to be IPOB/ESN Members who may have attacked the two security check points at about 23:30pm of 24th April, 2021 in Rivers State. A source said the attacks by the gunmen were carried out simultaneously on the JTF checkpoint along Airport Road, Omagwa and Customs checkpoint at Isiokpo both in Rivers State.
He said “two burnt corpses were recovered at the JTF checkpoint. While three were recovered at the Customs checkpoint.
“A rifle each was stolen from the JTF and Customs Officers while two Hilux Pick-up vans with sirens were also carted away from the Customs, Then they proceeded to attack Isiokpo Police Area Command but Policemen repelled them.
As at the time of this report the Police public Relations Officer, NNAMDI OMONI is yet to respond to the text message sent to his phone asking for a confirmation of the incident. Neither have the Army PRO Also responded to his own text message