Calabar calm after fatal clash

Normalcy has returned to Calabar after a gun duel between the Police and the Nigerian Navy in a part of the city on Tuesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a police officer was shot and killed by naval personnel, while the police also shot and injured a naval officer on his shoulder during the clash on Tuesday night.

Also, a section of the Akim Police barracks located along IBB Road was destroyed by the naval men and some cars were equally burnt too.

Gov. Ben Ayade who addressed newsmen after the State Security Council meeting on Wednesday urged the citizens to go about their legitimate businesses as normalcy has returned to the affected area.

According to Ayade, the unfortunate incident was as a result of a misunderstanding between some officers of the police and the Nigerian Navy.

“I want to assure the citizenry, and indeed Nigerians…

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