Some gunmen have stormed a community, Bunu in Tai Local Government Area, Rivers state, killing yet unspecified number of persons and carting away their bodies to unknown destination.
Youth Leader in Bunu, Justin Wabah, narrated that the gunmen came around 2am Saturday, and started to shoot sporadically.
He noted that ppposite Bunu-Taagu Road by the Songhai, they discovered thick pool of blood on the road side where a motorcycle was burnt.
“The volume of blood suggested some persons may have been killed and the corpses taken away. We searched the surrounding bushes but could not find any body. Some residents ran into the bush without light in that thick darkness in fear, sustaining injuries in the process.
He noted that the killing in the area in recent times have increased
He noted that there was urgent need of security patrol, adding that Koroma Police Division has no patrol vehicle.
He added that “We need regular police presence on this our road because this is not the first time we have recorded this very act.”
Rivers state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Nnamdi Omoni said he was yet to be briefed of the incident, promising to contact the DPO in the locality to be abreast with details before offering police position.