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Security Operatives Kill 4 Suspected Pirates In Uyo, Recover Firearms, Speed Boat, Others.
Security operatives with MOPOL 29 AWKA have nutralised some gunmen suspected to be pirates/ kidnappers terrorizing the area.
According to the reports, the team of Mobile Police was on patrol on Thursday, March 4, at Ibeno Riverside along Iwekpom village area when they saw the miscreants, and exchange of fire began. In the process one of the MOPOL operatives sustained a minor injury, however, four of the gunmen were killed while three fled away.
The items recovered from the gunmen were as follows (1) AK 47 Rifle No. 1985 PK 1671 with one Magazine (2) AK 47 Rifle No. 567. 402405 with one Magazine (3) AK 49 Rifle No. 49028703 with one Magazine (4) G3 Rifle No. 648408 (5) G3 Rifle No. 81 — 01218 (6) SMG Rifle No. 53067 with one Magazine (7) K2 Rifle No. 4389 with two Magazine follow by one Speed Boat with double Two Hundred Yamaha Engine One Itel Smart phone, Twenty empty 60 Ltrs of Jerricans, One UN Couple 115 Yamaha Engine with two Propeller, one Bag contain Engine part, Eight White Caftan, two slides Hamma.
It was learned that all items recovered were physically checked and handed over to the Divisional Police Officer Ibeno Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.
MORE NEWS: 7 Students Fall To Their Deaths After Balcony Railing Breaks At Bolivian College
Seven Bolivian college students were killed and five others injured after an indoor balcony railing broke and sent them plummeting, some as far as four floors, to the ground.
As a large number of students crowded into a fourth-floor hallway at the Public University of El Alto near the Bolivian capital on Tuesday morning, the balcony railing apparently buckled and gave way. Several students lost their balance and fell to the ground 17 meters (55 feet) below.
The horrific incident was captured by bystanders in graphic footage, which also shows the brave actions of students who reached over the open edge to prevent others from falling. A few victims landed on the third floor rather than dropping all the way to the ground level.
The seven fatalities were confirmed by Bolivia’s Special Force to Fight Crime. Three died at the scene, while the other four perished from their injuries at hospitals around El Alto, according to local media reports.
The deadly incident happened during an apparent scuffle in the crowd during a large student gathering. The local police said after a preliminary investigation that the railing was not properly welded and fixed in place, leading to the tragedy.
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