Police kill four gunmen in fresh attack against Izombe Police Station


The Police Command in Imo State killed 4 unknown gunmen while trying to defend an attack on the Izombe Police Division in Oguta LGA.

This incident was revealed in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Police in Imo State, CP Abutu Yaro and was also signed by the spokesperson of the Police command, SP Bala Elkana on Sunday.

Yaro explained that attack occhred between 7pm to 10pm on Saturday in Izombe. Prior to this incident, not even up to 24 hours before this incident, a similar occurrence happened at the Attack police station as gunmen razed the station in Njaba council area although unlike Attack police station, four gunmen were killed at the Izombe police station. 

 According to Yaro, "The hoodlums in their numbers launched an offensive attack against the Izombe police station but were repelled by policemen on duty. Four out of all of them were killed and the others ran away with bullet wounds"

 Yaro further added they were working on a mop-up operation to catch the remaining members of the gang.

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