Four Police Officers Killed As Gunmen Burn Down Iwollo Police Division In Enugu

Unknown gunmen attacked the Iwollo Oghe Police Station in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State on Tuesday, May 25, razing the building and killing four officers.

The officers died of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun duel while trying to repel the attack.

The state commissioner of police, Mohammed Ndatsu confirmed the attack. He said;

“The hoodlums, who came to the Station in their numbers, opened fire on Police Operatives on duty but were vehemently resisted, and in the ensuing gun duel, several of the assailants escaped with bullet injuries.

“Unfortunately, four (4) of the Operatives, who sustained severe gunshot injuries, were later confirmed dead in the hospital, while parts of the Station was set ablaze by the assailants.”

An investigation has been launched into the attack to bring those behind the attack to justice.

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