UNKNOWN gunmen attacked and killed seven people at a gas project site in Imo State on Monday.
Police spokesperson in the state, Michael Abattam, on Tuesday, said the gunmen killed a Police officer and six employees of oil and gas services company Lee Engineering during an attack on a project site.
“We have declared the place a black spot and all efforts to arrest the perpetrators are ongoing. The command has put in measures to guard the workers in the area since it is prone to attacks,” he said.
The attack took place at a location called Assa, according to Abattam.
Lee Engineering could not immediately be reached for comment, the company’s website however shows it has a project involving the installation and construction of a gas primary treatment facility and the supply of gas turbine generators and a waste heat recovery system in Imo State.