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Soldier Killed, Two Others Injured As Gunmen Attack Troops In Rivers

Gunmen have ambushed troops in Rivers State, killing one and seriously injuring two others.

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday at the boundary bridge between the Asari-Toru Local Government Area in the Kalabari region and the Emohua Local Government Area of the state.

Chairman of Akuku-Toru, one of the three local government areas in the Kalabari region, Rowland Sekibo, confirmed the attack to journalists on Sunday.

He said the two injured officers are in a critical condition.

But the Six Division of the Nigerian Army is yet to confirm the attack as at the time of filing this report.

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