Gunmen kill three in Rivers State, cart away huge sums
The River State Police Command of the Nigeria Police Force has disclosed in a sketchy details the incident that led to the attack and killing of at least three people by unidentified gunmen in the State capital, Port Harcourt.
During the incident which took place on the Rumuokoro flyover in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state at about 3 pm on Thursday, an unknown number of assailants ambushed and attacked a convoy of Toyota Prado jeeps and opened fire.
During the gun battle which lasted for several minutes, three policemen were killed, one person was kidnapped, and a huge sum of money was carted away.
An eyewitness who spoke to IsL source, Channels Television on the condition of anonymity, however, said the perpetrators were dressed in military camouflage and had been loitering around the area, apparently waiting for their target before attacking.
When contacted the Public Relations Officer of the Rivers State Command, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, she said details about the incident were still sketchy and that the Command was investigating.