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Gunmen attack Anambra police station, set facility ablaze



Gunmen on Wednesday morning attacked the Ihiala divisional police headquarters in Anambra State.

The spokesman for the state police command, Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident to journalists in Awka, said the Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) detonated by the criminals destroyed part of the building.

He 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.

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“The gunmen escaped the scene due to the superior fire of the police operatives.

“However, no casualty was recorded in the attack.

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

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