Masked gunmen set ablaze police station in Enugu, kill two officers

Masked gunmen on Sunday killed two police officers following an attack on Arum Inyi police station in Oji-River LGA of Enugu state.

The hoodlums reportedly set the station ablaze and made away with guns and ammunition.

Daniel Ndukwe the state police command spokesman who confirmed the incident, said police operatives are currently on the trail of the masked assailants.

“Police operatives are on the trail of the masked hoodlums. Further development will be communicated, please,” Ndukwe said.

Security operatives in Enugu have been under constant attacks in the past few months.

On September 7, three police officers on night patrol were killed by gunmen in the state.

Also on September 27, gunmen also attacked a combined security team of police and military officers at a checkpoint in Amodu, Nkanu West LGA of the state.

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