Unknown gunmen, attacked three Police formations in Rivers State, killing seven Policemen and officers, with two others injured.
Expect News gathered that the gunmen who came in two vans, first attacked C41 patrol team at Choba, where two Policemen were killed, before heading to Rumuji and Elimgbu divisions, where five other operatives were shot dead.
Recall that the Rivers State government placed a curfew in parts of the State following heightened attacks and killings of security operatives.
Eyewitness told our correspondent that the suspects gained entrance into the State before the curfew time and made away with police rifles and also setting police vans ablaze.
According to the Galaxy TV, through a community source, four Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs), and three Inspectors of Police were slain in the Friday night attacks.
When contacted, the Rivers police spokesperson Nnamdi Omoni promised to get back but did not return his calls as at the time of filing this report.