Attack on Police facilities in South East yet to abate as hoodlums kill 2 Policemen in Abia

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Two police officers were killed following an attack on the Apumiri Ubakala Police Station in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State.

According to the report, the gunmen stormed the police facility in the early hours of Monday, razed down the station and burnt some vehicles.

Efforts to reach the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Geoffrey Ogbonna, proved abortive as his phone number was not reachable.

No official statement from Police authorities as at the time of filling this report.

Security formations in the South-East have been targeted by gunmen of recent, with Abia State recording no fewer than three attacks on police formations in less than three weeks.

Just five days ago, two policemen were injured when armed men stormed a police formation in the Bende Local Government Area of the state.

A group of hoodlums, in a large number, were said to have attacked the police station in the night and set it on fire.

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