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Gunmen attack, burn Anambra police station, free detainees, kill 2 policemen

Unknown gunmen attacked Obosi Police Station in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State in the early hours of Thursday, killing two police officers.

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Mr Chris Owolabi, the newly deployed Commissioner of Police in the state, was on duty when the incident occurred.

The gunmen, who entered the station in large numbers, set fire to it, killed two police officers, and released all of the detainees.

The victims were killed inside an abandoned gas station near the police station, according to an eyewitness.

According to reports, the police officers died while attempting to prevent the unknown gunmen from entering the station.

He said: “When other police officers on duty noticed an unusual movement of the unknown gunmen, the officers took to their heels. After freeing the detainees, the gunmen burnt down the police station.”

Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Ikenga Tochukwu said he was yet to get full details of the incident.

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Crime

Gunmen attack, burn Anambra police station, free detainees, kill 2 policemen

Unknown gunmen attacked Obosi Police Station in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State in the early hours of Thursday, killing two police officers.

Advertisement

Mr Chris Owolabi, the newly deployed Commissioner of Police in the state, was on duty when the incident occurred.

The gunmen, who entered the station in large numbers, set fire to it, killed two police officers, and released all of the detainees.

The victims were killed inside an abandoned gas station near the police station, according to an eyewitness.

According to reports, the police officers died while attempting to prevent the unknown gunmen from entering the station.

He said: “When other police officers on duty noticed an unusual movement of the unknown gunmen, the officers took to their heels. After freeing the detainees, the gunmen burnt down the police station.”

Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Ikenga Tochukwu said he was yet to get full details of the incident.

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