3 Policemen Killed, 2 Injured As Unknown Gunmen Invade Police Station, Rain Bullets In Ebonyi



Not less than three police officers have been shot dead while two others sustained serious bullet wounds at Onueke Police Station in Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

NationsTrends gathered that the hoodlums stormed the police division in the night, attacking policemen on duty, leaving casualties.

Source revealed that the slain officers were two inspectors and one female who was relaxing in her room when the hoodlums struck.

It was also gathered that the attackers took away two AK 47 rifles kept at the station.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs. Loveth Oda, confirmed the incident and explained that corpses of the slain officers had been deposited in a mortuary while other two who sustained bullet wounds were receiving treatment.

Commissioner for Internal Security in the State, Mr. Stanley Okoroemegha, however said government was saddened by the incident and had given security agencies forty-eight hours to brief the government on how such breach occurred without any intelligence to forestall it.

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