Gunmen kidnap at a burial in Bonny, Rivers State Police confirms

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This report says gunmen have kidnapped some persons at a burial in Banigo Isile-Ogono community in Bonny Local Government Area, Rivers State.

The incident which led to some persons sustaining was said to have taken place during the weekend.


Report says a top official of the legislative assembly in the council was battling for survival at an undisclosed hospital following the attack.


A source said the gunmen stormed the ceremony a few minutes after the deceased, was buried, shot at different directions and abducted many people.


Some high-profile guests including were said to have escaped by the whiskers.


The Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni has confirmed that gunmen disrupted the funeral by shooting sporadically but fled on sighting a detachment of policemen.


He however could not confirm the case of abductions because according to him nobody had reported such matter to the division.


Omoni said armed policemen had taken over the entire Bonny to avoid a reprisal attack and further breakdown of law and order.


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