Suspected gunmen attack police station, kill 1 operative in Ebonyi



Suspected gunmen attacked a police station Ohaukwu Government Area of Ebonyi and shot a police sergeant.

The Assistant Public Relations Officer, Ebonyi Command, ASP Levi Philips, told the Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday Abakaliki that the station was attacked the hours on Monday.

Philips added that the suspects also burnt two vehicles packed the station, including a patrol van.

“The police officer, a Sergeant, who injury, was later confirmed this morning.

“The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi state, Mr Aliyu Garba, visited the scene of the and the area now quiet,” he explained.

Also speaking, an eyewitness, who preferred anonymity, told NAN that the suspects stormed the station hour on Monday and started shooting sporadically.(NAN)