Nigeria, March 3 -- Unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday killed two police officers in Cross River State, Nigeria's South-south, bringing to six the number of officers killed in the last six days in the state.

Four police officers were killed recently, on February 25, in Calabar, by some gunmen.

The police spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the latest killing to PREMIUM TIMES, said the attack occurred in Obubra, in the central part of Cross River State.

"We lost two of our policemen, one is being hospitalised," said Ms Ugbo, a deputy superintendent of police.

"Early this morning, the CP has deployed men, so our tactical team is there, we are waiting for the outcome of the operation.

"The information we got was tha...