Two police officers attached to the Cross River State Police Command have been killed by gunmen.

The incident occurred in Obubra, central part of state.

The police spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the killing of the police officers to SaharaReporters.

“We lost 2 policemen and one injured,” she told SaharaReporters on the phone.

The tragic incident happened six days after some policemen were killed in Calabar, the state capital.

Recently, there have been attacks on police officers and facilities in some states in the South-East and South-South regions.

In February, hoodlums attacked stations and facilities in Abia, Anambra and Imo states, killing an unconfirmed number of police officers.

 

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