Some security operatives were killed by unknown gunmen on Monday, 20th of August, while trying to kidnap expatriates in Rivers state.

At least two soldiers, two police officers and a civilian, were gunned down by the hoodlums in a failed attempt to kidnap expatriates at Sterling oil exploration site at Ogbemakoku/Iyak in Abua-Odual Local Government Area of Rivers state.

The corpses of the slain men were left laying on the road before the arrival of the police who evacuated them.

The police revealed it has launched a manhunt for the hoodlums responsible for the attack.