Gunmen in NSCDC uniform kill two, injure others in Rivers

Armed men in the uniform of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) have killed two people and harmed five others at Agulu Creek, Asari Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

It was accumulated that the unknown gunmen, who worked in three 200 horse powerboats, started shooting at the innocent residents at about 5pm on Sunday.

The Rivers NSCDC command, in a proclamation signed by the Assistant Commandant, Oguntuase Michael, be that as it may, denied the inclusion of its personnel in the occurrence.

Armed men in the uniform of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) have killed two people and harmed five others at Agulu Creek, Asari Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

It was accumulated that the unknown gunmen, who worked in three 200 horse powerboats, started shooting at the innocent residents at about 5pm on Sunday.

The Rivers NSCDC command, in a proclamation signed by the Assistant Commandant, Oguntuase Michael, be that as it may, denid the inclusion of its personnel in the occurrence.

“The said attack, which led to persons sustaining severe injuries, one still missing leaving one dead at Angulu-Ama Creek in Asari Toru LGA of the state, was launched by unknown gunmen, some who were said to be dressed in suspected NSCDC uniform, boarded in three boats, (200 horsepower) opened fire at innocent citizens of the area.

“Contrary to the accusations from some quarters that the attackers were civil defence personnel, the command, hereby, declares that it is not true as it does not own any boat with such capacity engine neither has it carried out surveillance operations along that area for some time now.

“The attack has got no link to the NSCDC. Therefore, the general public is hereby advised to disregard such insinuations and claims and to see it as misleading and untrue.”

 

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