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Gunmen invade Ebonyi Police Station, kill 3 officers


Unknown gunmen have attacked the Nigerian Police Division at Unwana, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

They also killed three policemen on duty, including a constable and two inspectors.

The attack, according to a source, occurred around 2am on Sunday morning.

A source from the area, who spoke to News Express, noted that the gunmen masked their faces and one of them was killed by the police, who repelled the attack.

He said: “They killed 3 policemen: one constable and two inspectors and the police killed one of the gunmen. Nobody knows the identity of the gunmen and police have taken the remains away.

“The incident happened around 2am. Nobody knows the route they came from. All we heard was gunshots for about 10 minutes. At the moment, there is no information to know if they destroyed or stole anything from the police station.

“The men were masked, but the one killed had his face unveiled by the police to ascertain his identity. He also had red clothe tied around his waist, believing it was a charm.”

The Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Loveth Odah, could not answer calls put across to her as at the time of this report on Sunday afternoon, October 24, 2021.

News Express

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