Unknown Gunmen raze down police station in Abia, Anambra

Unknown Gunmen raze down police station in Abia, Anambra

Unknown gunmen, on Monday morning, reportedly razed down a police station in Uzoakoli, Bende local government area of Abia State.

Also Unknown gunmen attacked zone 13 police command in ukpo, Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State this morning.

The circumstances behind the attack is not yet clear, but a video made by a police officer on duty at the zonal headquarters showed the administrative building of the headquarters going up in flames as a result of the attack.

A source who travelled through the headquarters, which is situated along Enugu-Onitsha expressway, confirmed that there was pandemonium at the place as motorists drove by.

The deceased were identified as Inspector Ishaku Aura and Uzoma Uwaebuka. Their bodies have been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.

The incident is the latest in what appears to be a growing trend of attacks against security personnel in the South-East region of the country.

On April 5, gunmen attacked the police headquarters and the correctional centre in Owerri, Imo State, burning 38 vehicles and freeing 1,844 inmates.
Police stations have also come under attack in the region, with many officers killed.

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