Four NSCDC Officers Feared dead in Rivers State

Suspected sea pirates in Bakana community, have allegedly ambushed and killed four Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officers.
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An anonymous resident disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Saturday that this incident occurred in the early hours of Friday. The officers were reportedly fatally shot on Bakana River in Degema Local Government Area by sea pirates.

The eyewitness further mentioned that two of the victims, who were of the Muslim faith, have already been laid to rest in accordance with Islamic customs.

Responding to the incident, DSC Olufemi Ayodele, the NSCDC spokesman in Rivers, neither confirmed nor denied the killings but stated that the command would issue a statement as more details emerge.

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