Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates have on Monday attacked Ogbia Marine Police Division in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
Two police officers were shot dead during the attack which lasted for over three hours.
Channels Television gathered that the gunmen also carted away with two 200 Horse Power engines in the attack on the police station and speed away in gunboats.
The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Chapter of the Nigeria Maritime Workers Union, Lord Sese, who confirmed the incident said the gunmen stormed the area at about 10:00 p.m. on Monday night and operated till about 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
The Commissioner of Police has also confirmed the incident as he said the officer in charge of the division is responding to medical treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
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