Four officers has been reported dead after gunmen attacked a police station on Wednesday in Atani, the headquarters of Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
According to source, the men arrived the police station at about 1:30am on Wednesday morning and launched an attack on the police.
According to report, four policemen, including a female police operative, lost their lives in the attack.
Confirming the incident, spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, said;
“The hoodlums came around 1 a.m., and unlucky for us, four police operatives paid the supreme price.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng on hearing of the attack immediately mobilized men of the command from various units to the area.
“The hoodlums were still there when the CP personally led men of the command to the affected area, and the timely arrival saved the day and the hoodlums were successfully repelled, and the facility was saved.
“We have commenced intelligence already, and we hope to unravel the persons behind the attack“.