"We Killed 8 Gunmen Who Attacked Abia State CID Umuahia" - Nigerian police KossyDerrickBlog KossyDerrickEnt

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

"We Killed 8 Gunmen Who Attacked Abia State CID Umuahia" - Nigerian police

Following the attack on state CID in Umuagu Umuahia on Saturday, the Commissioner of Police in Abia state, CP Janet Agbede has said no fewer than eight of the attackers were killed.



Briefing newsmen in Umuahia on Sunday on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, the PRO of the command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna expressed regret that two Inspectors lost their lives in the attack. He said the attackers had stormed the police formation at about 6pm on Saturday, shooting sporadically.

According to the police image maker, a reinforcement from the command headquarters added to the fierce engagement with men on ground saw eight of the hoodlums neutralised.

 He added that some of the attackers, who he said are Suspected members of IPOB/ESN, escaped with gun shot wounds while two vehicles were recovered. 

The facility he said was raised down following the detonation of an explosive through the back of the building, it was raised down. 

While stating that the suspects in detention were released and an exhibit car burnt, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna said no fire arm was carted away. He therefore urged medical facilities within and outside the state to report to security agencies in the event that patients with suspected bullet wound come for treatment.

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