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BREAKING: Tension As Gunmen Attack Police Zonal Headquarters In Anambra, Kill Two Officers

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Gunmen within the early hours of Monday attacked Zone 13 Nigeria Police Headquarters at Ukpo, close to Awka in Anambra.

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Ukpo is within the Dunukofia Native Authorities Space of the state.



Zone 13 covers three South-East states of Ebonyi, Enugu and Anambra.

SaharaReporters gathered that the gunmen struck round 4 am and killed two policemen.

The deceased had been recognized as Inspector Ishaku Aura and Uzoma Uwaebuka.

Their our bodies have been deposited on the hospital’s mortuary.

The incident is the most recent in what seems to be a rising pattern of assaults towards safety personnel within the South-East area of the nation.

On April 5, gunmen attacked the police headquarters and the correctional centre in Owerri, Imo State, burning 38 automobiles and releasing 1,844 inmates.

Police stations have additionally come underneath assault within the area, with many officers killed.

South-East governors lately introduced the set-up of a joint safety outfit, codenamed ‘Ebube Agu’ to battle rising insecurity.

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