Six Policemen feared killed as gunmen attack Odoro Ikpe, Akwa Ibom police station

Six Policemen feared killed as gunmen attack Odoro Ikpe, Akwa Ibom police station

Unknown Gunmen on Saturday launched another attack on Odoro Ikpe Police Station, in Ini LGA of Akwa Ibom State, killing six officers on duty.

It was gathered that the attack occurred in the early hours of Saturday when people were still sleeping.

Our correspondent reports that the early morning attack is one of the series of attacks against security operatives by the armed men.

Also Unknown Gunmen on Friday night attacked security checkpoints and police stations in Rivers State, with no fewer than seven security operatives feared killed.


The hoodlums attacked a police station along the Rumuji axis of the East-West Road in the state.

Unknown Gunmen Rivers state
Unknown Gunmen Rivers state

Also, the Rumuji police station in Emuoha Local Government Area was also torched; two policemen feared killed, while some vehicles were burnt.

They also attacked a police checkpoint at Ogbakiri junction in the Emuoha LGA with two police officers feared killed and a vehicle burnt.

A checkpoint of the security outfit called C-4-i along the East-West Road was also attacked, even as three operatives were feared killed there.

A spokesman for the State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the attack but said he would make details available after visiting the areas attacked.

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday, led a team to the place when our correspondent spoke with him on Saturday morning.


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