Nov 14, 2017 – Bloodbath As Militants On Speed Boats Attack Police Patrol Team On Ovia River Bridge In Edo State
Some gunmen suspected to be former militants reportedly attacked a police patrol team by Ovia River bridge along Benin-Iguobazuwa road in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State.
According to police sources, the attack which happened on Monday left one policeman dead and three others injured while the patrol vehicle they were using was burnt.
The source said the gunmen fired at the policemen from their speed boats stationed inside the river.
One of the policemen was said to have returned fire and managed to escape with their guns into a nearby bush.