Two Policemen Killed As Gunmen Attack Anambra Police Zonal Htqrs

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Unknown gunmen have attacked the zonal headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force in Ukpo, Anambra State.

It was gathered that the hoodlums attacked the police station in the early hours of Monday, killed no fewer than two policemen during the attack.

Naija News understands that the gunmen also razed some offices and scores of vehicles during the attack but were prevented from gaining entrance into the armory.

However, the deceased officers have been identified as Inspector Ishaku Aura and Uzoma Uwaebuka.

As of the time of filing this report, firefighters have arrived at the scene of the incident to put out the inferno.

This is coming days after the April 5 attack on the police headquarters and the correctional center in Owerri, Imo State, where 38 vehicles were burnt and about 1,844 inmates freed.

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

Source: Naija News

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

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