2 Injured as Gunmen Attack Another Police Station in Imo State

Suspected Gunmen attacked another police station in Imo State late Wednesday, injuring two officers.

The latest attack was on Mbieri Divisional police headquarters located at Mbaitoli local government

The attack on the Mbieri station is the seventh police station to be attacked by gunmen in Imo state between January and April, including the attack on the Imo state police command headquarters on Monday.

Sources say the gunmen vandalised the police building and freed suspects in detention.

According to reports, the gunmen arrived in the late hours of Wednesday night with sophisticated weapons and shot sporadically before gaining access into the police facility.

About two police officers were injured and another reportedly kidnapped.

The Imo state police command has confirmed the incident.

Confirming the attack, Spokesman Orlando Ikeokwu said although the Mbieri police station was attacked very late on Wednesday night, the attackers were repelled by the officers on duty.

Ikeokwu said one of the officers is still missing while two are injured and receiving treatment at a nearby hospital.

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He also confirmed that some suspects in the police were freed.


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