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Six policemen And One Soldier Killed As Gunmen Attack Checkpoints In Cross River State

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Unknown gunmen on Tuesday night invaded numbers of checkpoints along the obubra axis of the Calabar-Ikom highway, killing six policemen and a soldier.

According to a source in obubra local government "the incident occurred around 11pm on Tuesday, along ofotura where two officers were shot and killed, while another four officers were also killed at oyadama checkpoint and all their arms were carted away by the hoodlums"

It was as well gathered that the hoodlums were overwhelmed by the superior power of the army, which made them fled into the bush.

One soldier was seriously injured in the encounter and died some hours later, while some of them with injuries are receiving medical attention.

The public relations officer of the Cross River State Police Command, Irene Ugbo confirmed the incident. He said that a joint manhunt by the police and military is on around the forest area where the assailants fled to.

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