Three police officers were shot and killed at a roadblock in Obeti Community, Ukwuani Local Government Area, Delta State.
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It’s unclear whether the shooters took the rifles of the dead cops during the event.
In a phone conversation with newsmen, Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, corroborated the claim.
He said, “Confirmed,” although he didn’t say whether the gunmen took the officers’ firearms.