Gunmen Kill Three Police Officers In Delta

Channels Television  
Updated September 8, 2021
Delta State is an oil and agricultural producing state in Nigeria.
The map of Delta State


Gunmen have killed three police officers at a checkpoint in Umutu community, Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bright Edafe, confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday.

According to Edafe, the three policemen attached to the Umutu Divisional Police Headquarters in the state were killed at about 7:00 am on Wednesday, at the checkpoint they mounted along the Obeti/Oliogo Road in the LGA.

Their patrol vehicle was also set ablaze during the attack.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing, the spokesman added.