Residents of Mgbosimiri and AGIP axis in Port-Harcourt the Rivers State capital were awoken in the early hours of today by the sound of guns and flying bullets following invasion by gunmen.
The invasion of their community by gunmen was short and rapid, with people scampering for safety as they panicked. The gunmen during the invasion killed 10 people, including a couple.
The incident happened at about 4:00 a.m with no clear details as to why and who they were after.
The state police public relations officer, Mr Nnamdi Omoni who confirmed the incident said the motive for the killings is not clear yet.
He, however, assured that the police will do everything possible to get the perpetrators.