Unknown gunmen set another police station ablaze

Unknown gunmen set another police station ablaze

Hoodlums on Wednesday night attacked a Police Station in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, setting it ablaze.

A source said the hoodlums arrived at the police station in large numbers and encountered no resistance before they set it ablaze.

The incident was confirmed by the Anambra State Police Command, saying that the hoodlums threw an explosive into the facility to set it ablaze.

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident said: “Our operatives in the early hours of today (Wednesday) engaged some gunmen who attacked Ihiala Police Divisional Headquarters and recovered one abandoned AK-47 rifle.

“The gunmen escaped the scene due to the superior fire of the police operatives although no casualty was recorded.

Unfortunately, the explosives the gunmen threw inside the police station had already ignited a fire that affected the building.

“The fire has been put out. Operation is still ongoing in the area, further details shall be communicated.”

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