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Gunmen Attack Police Station, 3 Killed,Others Injured

In Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, tension  was rife as  unknown gunmen Storm Police Station and killed three police officers and injures Two others in Ezza South LGA of the state.

Reports say, the the slain officers identified as Inspector Danzumi Jimba, Inspector chilaka Anthony and Corporal Juliana Ugwu-Anyim were killed during the attack

Eyewitness report reveals that the policemen were attacked by suspected hoodlums who invaded the police station at about 8:45pm.

It was gathered that the attackers took away three AK 47 rifles kept at the station.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs. Loveth Oda, who confirmed the incident explained that corpses of the slain officers had been deposited in a mortuary while the two who sustained bullet wounds were receiving treatment.

However, the Commissioner for Internal Security in the State, Mr. Stanley Okoroemegha, said the state government was saddened by the incident and had given security agencies forty-eight hours to brief the government on how such breach occurred without any intelligence to forestall it.


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