JUST IN: Again, Gunmen Attack Police Division, Burn Operational Vehicles In Ebonyi

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By CHARLES ONYEKWERE, ABAKILIKI

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday, attached a Police Division located at Ezzamgbo, headquarters of Ohaukwu Council Area of Ebonyi state.

Aljazirah Nigeria gathered that no casualties were recorded as policemen on duty were said to have gallantly fought back, and repealed the attack.

However, the gunmen succeeded in burning some operational vehicles attached to the station.

The gunmen, said to be 8 in number, were said to have come in a bus and started shooting sporadically, causing panic in the area.

The chairman of Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Prince Ikechukwu Odono, confirmed the attack.

He also confirmed that no life was lost but that the attackers burnt some police vehicles.

The council chairman said the incident disrupted the distribution of the palliatives going on in the council headquarters.

“Everyone, including the Chairman of the Council ran the run of their lives to avoid injuries from the gun shots”, a source close to the incident, said.

The Ebonyi state Police command has not confirmed the incident as at the time of filing the report.

The Police Public Relations Officer,DSP Joshua Ukandu, did not pick several calls put across to him.

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