Nigeria Customs Confirms Three of their Men Dead


The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have confirmed three of their men dead after an attack by gunmen in Rivers State.

Mr Jerry Atta, the spokesperson for Zone C, Custom’s Federal Operations Unit disclosed that the officers were attacked by armed gunmen in the night of Saturday, 24th of April, 2021.

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He further said that after killing the security operatives, the gunmen went away with an Ak-47 rifle and two Toyota Hilux vans belonging to the service.

Atta who blamed the killing of the security operatives on armed smugglers whose businesses have been frustrated by the customs in recent times, said a thorough investigation would be carried out to unravel the circumstances that led to the attack and to unravel the motive of the assailants.