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Gunmen Attack Police Station In Ebonyi, Shoot Officer

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Armed hoodlums yesterday reportedly attacked Abaomege Police station in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi, carting away valuables, and destroyed vehicles in the process.

The Ebonyi Commissioner for Internal Security, Mr. Stanley Okoro-Emegha, confirmed the incident journalists in Abakaliki on Sunday.

Okoro-Emegha described the attack as ‘worrisome’.

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‘The police division was attacked yesterday, Saturday; it is very unfortunate and worrisome. I urge the police to step up a strategy to deal with the hoodlums,’ he said.

Sunday Okafor, an eyewitness and resident in the area, who spoke with newsmen, said the incident occurred on Saturday night.

Yes, it happened on Saturday night; the gunmen came and started shooting sporadically; one police officer was shot but we do not know if he is dead.

‘The gunmen also destroyed police vehicles and a motorcycle at the division and stole some property,’ Okafor alleged.

Ebonyi Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odeh could not immediately answer her calls or respond to text messages.

 

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