Tension As Unknown Gunmen Bomb Police Station In Anambra

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Tension As Unknown Gunmen Bomb Police Station In Anambra

The police command in Anambra has confirmed that gunmen attacked its Neni divisional police station in Anaocha LGA of the state.

Tochukwu Ikenga, the command’s spokesperson, said the gunmen attacked the police station with improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which affected a part of the building.

The police command in Anambra has confirmed that gunmen attacked its Neni divisional police station in Anaocha LGA of the state.

Tochukwu Ikenga, the command’s spokesperson, said the gunmen attacked the police station with improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which affected a part of the building.

He added that police officers on duty resisted the attackers and forced them to desert the area.

“No life was lost, no policeman was whisked away and no arm was taken away. Instead, the hoodlums threw IEDs into the police facility which touched part of the building,” Ikenga said.

“Our operatives gallantly resisted the attackers which made them flee; operations are still ongoing.”

Last month, the Anambra police command said it recovered AK-47 rifles stolen by gunmen in a 2021 attack on the police headquarters in the state.

Ikenga added that one of the rifles was stolen from the area command headquarters in Ogidi in 2023 when some assailants attacked the formation.”.

“Our operatives gallantly resisted the attackers which made them flee; operations are still ongoing.”

Last month, the Anambra police command said it recovered AK-47 rifles stolen by gunmen in a 2021 attack on the police headquarters in the state.

Ikenga added that one of the rifles was stolen from the area command headquarters in Ogidi in 2023 when some assailants attacked the formation.

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