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Gunmen Open Fire On Divisional Police HQ In Imo, Kill Many

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Unknown Gunmen on Saturday night stormed the Isiala Mbano Divisional Headquarters located at Umuelemai in Imo State killing a yet-to-be ascertained number of people.

The gunmen, who reportedly freed suspects held in the detention facility, invaded the divisional headquarters armoury and carted away arms.

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According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen on arrival condoned off the Divisional Headquarters located at Umueze Road and opened fire.

‘On arrival, the suspects sacked policemen on duty, freed suspects, invaded the arms storage department of the facility before setting it ablaze.’

As of the time of writing, it is yet to confirm if any life was lost, however, there are fears of high casualties from the attack.

According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen did not flee as they stayed by and supervised the burning of the police facility.

The source, who does not want his name in print said, ‘The gunmen came, condoned of the divisional headquarters and immediately opened fire on the policemen on duty. This was after they had freed all the suspects and collected all the arms. Afterward, they set it ablaze using petrol to ignite the fire. This is very unfortunate.’




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