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Gunmen Kill 8 Police Officers In Rivers, Three Beheaded


Gunmen have killed eight policemen in attacks on police stations in Rivers State, with three of the victims beheaded.

According to residents, five were killed on Friday night at a police station in Rumuji community, Emohua LGA, and a police checkpoint, known as C4i at the entrance of Emohua from Port Harcourt.

Two civilians were also killed during the attack and security vehicles burnt.

In another attack on a police station in Elimgbu in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, three police officers were said to have been beheaded. One of the victims had his head taken away by the gunmen.

The Police are yet to confirm the attacks.

This attack comes barely one month after gunmen killed three customs officers, five soldiers, and some police officers at different security formations in Ikwerre and Abua/Odual Local Government Areas.

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