No less than three persons suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly been killed by security operatives this morning.
The killing came after the suspected kidnappers engaged security operatives in a gun battle leading to their death.
The incident was reported to have occurred in Isiokpo community, Rivers state.
A social media user, Vicky Thompson, took to his social media page to share graphic photos from the scene of the incident.
It was reported that the kidnappers had met their waterloo while trying to abduct a cleric in the state, however, an alarm was raised which was responded to immediately by security operatives leading to the death of the suspects.