The Nigeria Police have confirmed the killing of two officers in an attack on a police station in Adani, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State.
A statement issued by the Enugu Police Command said the incident happened on Wednesday morning with the yet-to-be-identified gunmen setting the police station on fire.
Operatives engaged the attackers in a gun duel during which two of the officers were injured and later confirmed dead, the statement said.
It added that some of the gunmen escaped with gunshot injuries,” the police said.
The Police Commissioner in Enugu State, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, who later visited the affected station, ordered the immediate deployment of the Command’s operational and intelligence assets to identify and apprehend the attackers.