There has been yet another attack on a police police in Cross River state, Nigeria, police sources have confirmed.
The Cross River State Police Command confirmed the attack on the Ekori Station in Yakurr LGA by unidentified gunmen.
It was gathered that the incident which happened on Saturday led to the snatching of an AK-47 rifle carried by one of the policemen.
Confirming the incident to our correspondent on Monday, the Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Command, Igiri Ewa, said they were awaiting information on the attack on Ekori Station.
“Investigations are ongoing. We will issue a statement on the attack,” he said and declined to give further details.
In February this year, two checkpoints in Calabar and Obubura were attacked by unidentified gunmen.
Four policemen were killed during the attack in Calabar and their rifles carted away by the gunmen.