Bandits kill two officers in attack on Abia police station

 

Bandits have killed two police officers in an attack on a Police Station in Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State.

It was learnt that the bandits armed with dangerous weapons stormed the Omoba police station around 2:30 am on Tuesday.

The police spokesperson in the state, Geoffrey Ogbonna told journalists that some of the bandits were shot by the police, saying some of them escaped with injuries.

He said: “It was unfortunate that some hoodlums gained access to the station through the court close by and laid ambush on our officers early this morning.

“We lost two of our men during the incident and they burnt down the station using a petrol bomb.

“Many of them were gunned down while others escaped with severe injuries.”

Meanwhile, the incident was said to have created fear in the police to secure the area.

 

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