Gunmen Assault Imo Police Suppliers, Kill Two Officers

The police in Imo State, Nigeria’s South-east, talked about two of their officers have been killed all by means of an assault on a police facility all through the state on Friday.
The police spokesperson all through the state, Mike Abattam, in a press launch on Saturday, talked concerning the assault occurred on the Izombe Police Division at about 2:45 a.m.
Mr. Abattam, a chief superintendent of police, described the attackers as bandits.
He talked concerning the police successfully repelled the assault and prevented the attackers from gaining entry into the police facility.
Three of the attackers have been killed and rifles – one pump motion gun with two rounds of preserve cartridges and one domestically made double barrel pistol with two expended cartridges – recovered from them, consistent with the assertion.
A lot of of the attackers fled with gunshot wounds, the assertion added.
“Sadly, the command misplaced two of its gallant officers all through the assault.
“Our tactical groups have been presently in pursuit of the bandits and brushing the bush for the arrest of the fleeing bandits and attainable restoration of their arms.
“The command is utilizing this medium to name on the good of us of Imo, notably the Izombe group, to help the police with credible knowledge which is able to final result inside the arrest of the fleeing bandits,” the police spokesperson talked about.
Mr. Abattam urged residents to report once more to the closest police station, any explicit particular person seen with bullet wounds.
He furthermore urged hospitals to report anybody who entails them for treatment of bullet wounds.
Friday’s incident signifies that the lethal assaults on safety firms all through the South-east area can be away from over.
Agency report.

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