Chidi Samuel| At least two police officers were killed when heavily armed gunmen attacked the Apumiri Ubakala Police Station in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State.
According to an eyewitness account, the gunmen stormed the police facility in the early hours of Monday, razed down the station, and burnt some vehicles.
The slain officers were two males and their bodies have been deposited in the morgue.
The Abia State Police Command has not confirmed the incident.
In recent times, police formations in the South-East have been targeted by gunmen, with Abia State recording no fewer than three attacks on police formations in less than three weeks.
Five days ago, two policemen were injured when armed men stormed a police formation in the Bende Local Government Area of the state.
Also on May 9, hoodlums attacked a police facility located at the Trademore Estate in Umuahia, the state capital.