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Again, Anambra Police Station Bombed By Gunmen, 3 Murdered

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Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen in the early hours of Saturday attacked the Police Area Command in Ogidi community, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, killing three policemen.

The Eastern Updates reports that attackers also torched buildings and other valuables in the premises before they fled.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident in a statement, saying that investigations in the matter have commenced.

Ikenga said: ‘Anambra State Police Command has reinforced security in the Idemili North area of the state following the attack on the Ogidi Area Command in the early hours of today (Saturday) 18/2/2023, where three police operatives paid the supreme price.’

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‘The hoodlums started shooting sporadically on approaching the area command and threw IEDs and petrol bombs, gaining entrance. Unfortunately, the buildings in the police facility were affected.

‘However, the Command observed with grave concern the loss of life and valuables as a result of this attack, calls for calm as the police are resolute in depriving these criminal elements of the space, they desire to perpetrate their evil acts and enhance the safety of life and property in the state.’

‘Meanwhile, the incident is being assessed and police operations are still ongoing.

The Eastern Updates

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