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Three Dead As Gunmen Attack Awada Police Station In Anambra

Gunmen have again attacked Awada Police station, near Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.

The attack reportedly happened around 2.18am.

Vanguard reported that the hoodlums invaded the police station early hours of Monday and engaged the police operatives on duty.

Three of the hoodlums were said to have been shot dead during the gun battle.

This is coming in less than 24 hours 3-3 Police Divisional office Nkwelle Ezunaka in Oyi LGA, was attacked, leaving six people dead.

A source in the area told Vanguard that the hoodlums started shooting sporadically as they approached the police station, adding that the gunshots lasted for several hours.

According to the source,” In the early hours of today the hoodlums made another deadly attempt to burn down Awada Police Station, near Obosi, Anambra State.

“The hoodlums were repelled by gallant security personnel with three members of the gang taken down after a hot exchange of gun battle. Two AK 47 were recovered with the vehicles used for the operation by the gang.

The police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga had yet to comment on the incident as at the time of filing this report.

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