BREAKING!!! Imo State On Fire, As Gunmen Set Another Police Headquarters Ablaze, Killed Police Inspector

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BREAKING!!! Imo State On Fire, As Gunmen Set Another Police Headquarters Ablaze, Killed Police Inspector

Gunmen on Thursday night attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters in the Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State.

The attack claimed the lives of four persons which included a police Inspector and three of the attackers.

While parts of the police Division were burnt, cars parked on the premises were not spared.

According to PUNCH, the policemen on duty engaged in a gun battle for some time.

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The police spokesperson for the state police command, Mike Abattam, who confirmed the development, said that the incident took place around 11.35 pm on Thursday.

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He informed that some of the surviving bandits escaped with bullet wounds.

Abattam said, “On August 5, about 21:35 hours, armed bandits, in their numbers attacked and threw explosives and petrol bombs on top of the roof of Orsu Police station damaging the roof and causing fire outbreak in the station which spread and affected some of the vehicles parked at the parking lot. The command’s tactical teams on the ground engaged the bandits in a gun duel.

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