Home News Gunmen kill 4 NSCDC operatives in Rivers

Gunmen kill 4 NSCDC operatives in Rivers

2 min read
0
0
2

Gunmen suspected to be pirates have killed four operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Bakana, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Though the circumstances leading to their death are still sketchy, it was gathered that the gunmen ambushed the operatives on the waterway.

In a viral video that surfaced, the remains of the dead NSCDC were seen packed in a boat floating at the river bank.

In the said video seen by our correspondent, some officials of the corps and sympathisers identified some of the victims, while fighting back tears.

They identified two of the victims as Chibuzo and Chief Priest.

It was gathered that two of the victims had already been buried according to Islamic rites, while the bodies of the others were deposited at an undisclosed hospital mortuary.

The State Command of the NSCDC has maintained a studied silence over the incident since the news of the unfortunate incident broke out on Friday.

Efforts to reach the state NSCDC spokesman, Olufemi Ayodele, were unsuccessful as he did not answer several calls put across to his mobile.

Also, he had yet to reply to a text message sent to him as of the time of filing this on Saturday evening.

Load More Related Articles
Load More By Breezynews
Load More In News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

2 dead, 13 injured in Ijebu Ode-Benin expressway crash

Two people have died while 13 other passengers sustained injuries on Saturday in an accide…