Unknown gunmen have killed scores of Nigeria Army and police in Akwa-ibom.

The gunmen numbering about twenty entered the state in the early hours of Tuesday killing soldiers and policemen, JomogNews Nigeria reports.

A report monitored on SaharaReporters says unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday killed a Chief Superintendent of Police, Benedict Okoh Ajide and other police officers in the Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state.

The report said the gunmen also killed a yet-to-be ascertained number of military officers while many others were injured.

Details later…