Breaking: Hours after killing 9 security operatives, gunmen kill 5 soldiers in Rivers

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Barely 24 hours after the death of nine security operatives in Rivers, unidentified gunmen, Monday attacked the camp at Abua, in Abua/Odual Local Government Area, killing nine soldiers.

Yesterday, the nine victims were said to have been killed in different security check points in the state.

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Vanguard Source said the invaders attacked four security check points on the Owerri-Port Harcourt road. He noted that four policemen, three Nigeria Customs operatives and two soldiers, believed to be Airforce personnel in the JTF were the victims of the attack.

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Similarly, on Monday morning, unknown gunmen stormed a camp at Abua and killed five soldiers. The incident was confirmed by two top security personnel in Rivers State.

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In view of these, the ChannelsTv said that all heads of security agencies in Rivers State are currently at a meeting at the headquarters of the Rivers State Police Command, ostensibly to re-strategise ahead of the new scale of insecurity in the state.

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