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BREAKING: Militants attack Bakassi Jetty, kill police officer, injure others

An attack on Bakassi Jetty in Cross River State have left a police officer dead and many injured, GistBriefly reports.

The militants who attacked the Jetty shot sporadically killing one of the police officers who attempted to repel the attack.

Those injured, including civilians are hospitalized after the Friday attack which has caused panic in the area.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but security sources suspects that militants loyal to Biafra Nations League (BnL), a separatist group headquartered in the area are behind the attack.

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While some locals suspect ex-militants of Niger Delta for the attack, others allege that the perpetrators might be Cameroonian separatists who also operate in the area.

When contacted for comment, leader of BnL declined to comment on their incident but promised a feedback soon.

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