By Patrick Obia
Gunmen on Wednesday attacked two checkpoints of the Nigerian Police Force in Obubra Local Government Area killing at least six policemen and a Soldier.
The checkpoints attacked are located in Ofatura and Onyadama communities with two and four policemen killed respectively. Their arms were also carted away.
Amongst the dead officers include a popular Inspector Best Okereke, a native of Imabana community in neighboring Abi Local Government Area whose fingers were chopped off and was shot in the chest.
A soldier who mans another checkpoint was said to have been shot in the hand but died several hours later.
This comes barely a week after four Policemen: Inspector Samuel John with AP. NO 412921, Inspector Abam Otu with AP. NO 179441, Sergeant Abang Ajie with F/NO 477144 and Sergeant Godspower Okoi with F/NO 479139 were shot dead at Idundu axis of Calabar.
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