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Breaking,: Gunmen attack INEC office, police station, kill 16 year old

by OkeomaNews

Gunmen have attacked the office of the Independent National Electoral commission in Ojoto, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Also attacked were the Nnobi Police Station and a residential building within the station, located also in the Idemili South Local Government Area of the state.Okeomanews learnt that the criminals who struck before 2am on Wednesday  

killed a 16-year-old boy, a relative of a serving policeman in the station, while another victim, a 15-year-old female, sustained a gunshot injury.

The injured teenager, Okeomanews learnt was rushed to a hospital where she was receiving treatment.

On arrival, the hoodlums who arrived in Sienna vehicles, threw locally made bombs on the facilities.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the Police in the state, Tochukwu Ikenga, said security had been reinforced in the areas, adding that the situation was still being monitored.

Ikenga said, “Anambra State Police Command today 1/2/2023 has reinforced security deployment in the state, following an attack on the INEC office in idemili South, Ojoto and Nnobi Police Station.

“The hoodlums came in their numbers by 1:45 am today 1/2/2023, with four unmarked Siena vehicles, armed with IEDs, petrol bombs and other explosives, invaded the INEC office, the police station and the residential building in the station.

“Unfortunately, one boy aged 16 years, a relative of a serving policeman in the station, was murdered by the armed men, while the other, a female aged 15 years old, sustained a gunshot injury. She has been taken to the hospital where she is receiving treatment. 

“The situation is being monitored and further details shall be communicated, please.”

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Joy February 3, 2023 - 1:37 pm

Well done.

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