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The Police Command in Ebonyi State on Wednesday confirmed that no fewer than four persons were killed on Tuesday’s attack by Unknown gunmen on the facility of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the State.
Police Spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said that security agencies killed two of the gunmen, while others escaped with injuries at the incident that occurred at Ntezi.
‘Too bad, one of the officers and a patient at the NDLEA rehabilitation center were also killed.
‘The security agencies are still searching the bush to get some of the gunmen, who were injured,’ she said.
The spokesperson added that two rifles and other ammunition were recovered from the attackers.
‘Other items recovered include: 140 rounds of K2 ammunition, 36 rounds of GPMG live ammunition, 30 rounds of Ak 47 rounds of ammunition, a 4 Runner jeep, motorcycles, military and police uniforms, charms amongst others,’ she said.
An Officer of NDLEA, who preferred anonymity, also said four persons were killers in the attack.
‘Security agencies repelled the attack on our office, located at Ntezi, Ishíelu local government area of the state around 2pm on Tuesday,’ the Officer said.
The Eastern Updates had last week reported that Anambra State Police Command has announced the recovery of vehicles which were reportedly abandoned by some members of the public and those seized by gunmen in the State.
In a statement which was made available to The Eastern Updates on Friday, the state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga explained that the vehicles were recovered around Anambra, when its men moved around during an operation.
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