Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- A mobile police officer has been shot dead by some gunmen in Warri, Delta State.

"The sad incident happened two days ago," the police spokesperson in Delta State, Onome Onovwakpoyeya said on Sunday evening, while confirming the killing to PREMIUM TIMES.

Ms Onovwakpoyeya, a deputy superintendent of police, said the officer was walking with someone along the road close to the Nigeria Port Authority, Warri, when his assailants opened fire at him, took his rifle and fled.

The spokesperson said the incident was being investigated.

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