In Rivers: 9 men gunned down in shooting spree

According to a statement, the gunmen attacked the community, killing 6 persons instantly while 3 others died on arrival at a hospital where they were rushed to for medical attention.

Nine persons have been confirmed dead after unknown gunmen stormed Obrikom and Obur communities in Rivers state on Saturday the 4th of April.

According to a statement by the Rivers state PRO, Ahmad Muhammad, the gunmen attacked the community, killing 6 persons instantly while 3 others died on arrival at a hospital where they were rushed to for medical attention.

Two other persons are reported to have been injured and are currently receiving medical attention. The gunmen also set the home of a politician, Vincent Ogbagu, who is running for a seat in the state House of Assembly in the April 11th election, on fire.

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