Some suspected gunmen have attacked a police station in Bayelsa state, killing a pregnant woman and four others, PUNCH, a Nigerian newspaper is reporting.
The gunmen launched an attack in Agudama community of Yenagoa local government area in the state early hours of Monday.
The divisional police officer (DPO) and two other policemen who were on duty during the attack were killed.
Community sources disclosed that the suspect carted riffles after the attack.
“At dawn, we heard one policeman escape, while another, who was shot on the leg survived the attack”, a resident was quoted as saying.
There was no record of a civilian killed during the attack while the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Federal Medical Center, Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital.
Mr. Asimin Butswat, the state police command spokesperson could not be immediately reached for an official response.