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BREAKING: Unknown gunmen hit DSS, FRSC offices in Nnewi

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Unknown gunmen on Sunday attacked the places of work of the Directorate of State Providers (DSS) and Federal Highway Security Corps (FRSC) in Nnewi, Anambra State.

As on the time of submitting this report, it was unclear if there have been casualties in any of the 2 places of work attacked, however DAILY POST gathered {that a} passerby was hit by a stray bullet.

The gunmen, in response to eyewitnesses, drove from Owerri Highway in 4 Sports activities Utility Automobiles (SUVs), stopped at Emecourt Highway Junction the place they launched some gunshots which made passersby to scamper for security, earlier than they headed to the places of work, which additionally they set ablaze.

“They later drove via Nkwo Triangle Roundabout and moved in direction of Nnobi Highway.

“Army armoured automobile later surfaced and drove spherical city passing via Emecourt Highway. However there was no change of fireside because the army and the gunmen didn’t meet,” the supply stated.

The State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga confirmed an incident of fireside in Nnewi, however refused to state categorically the places of work concerned.

He stated: “At about 2pm, of third Oct 2021, the command acquired a misery name of fireside incident in Nnewi. The Police Operative are at present on floor and the world has since been cordoned off. Additional particulars shall be communicated,” he stated.

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