Rivers State Massacre: Death toll rises to 25

The death toll of the massacre in Mgboshimini community in Obio Akpor Local Government area of Rivers state has risen to twenty-five.

The recent figure is against the initial fifteen that were confirmed killed when the incident occurred.

Ten bodies were later found in different parts of the community including those who were hit by stray bullet and other corpses found by the waterfront.

However, the Rivers state Police Command has maintained that only ten people were killed in the carnage.

In the meantime, the Police says some individuals will soon be declared wanted in relation to the killing at Mgboshimini area of Rivers state.

Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni disclosed this in reaction to the killings.

He said preliminary investigation revealed that the gunmen were members of Iceland cult group, adding that they invaded the community through the water ways at Eagle Island.

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