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Tension in Rivers State as Unknown Gunmen kill officers at checkpoint

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Tension currently witnessed in Rivers State following an attack on security checkpoint barely twenty-four hours security personnel tracked down ESN Commander in Imo State.

The yet-to-be ascertained gunmen overrun both military and police checkpoints along the Owerri-Port Harcourt Road in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state.

The attackers, according to gathered reports carried out the ugly attack within eight on the night of Saturday.

Among the victims confirmed dead are two soldiers and four policemen.

Recall that joint security forces, including police, army, stated an ambush on IPOB security commander, Ikonso, along Owerri Road – Onitsha expressway at Uguta junction in Mgbidi.

A reprisal attack was conducted at Governor Hope Uzodinma’s country Home by an unknown armed man, set vehicles, House ablaze.

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