GUNMEN ATTACK POLICE ZONE 13 HEADQUARTERS, UKPO, ANAMBRA STATE

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BY SUNNY A. DAVID
Gallant Police officers on Monday, 19th April, 2021, pushed back unknown individuals who attempted to overrun Zone 13 Headquarters of the Nigerian Police at Ukpo, Anambra State. 


The spokesperson of the zone, Princess Nkiru Nwode (DSP) praised the courage of the police officers, assuring that the zone was committed to ensuring safety of lives and property at all times. 


” We suffered minimal damage but we successfully repelled the attack, and also recovered some weapons from the fleeing assailants”, she said.

A source told our correspondent that the fire in one of the buildings was csused by a petrol bomb thrown from a distance by the attackers, which spread to cars packed in the vicinity.

As at the time of filling this report, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, neither was the motive known.

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