Posted on May 26, 2021
The reign of terror in the Southeast continued yesterday as gunmen killed four policemen in a dawn attack at the Iwollo Divisional Police Station in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The station, vehicles, motorcycles and other property were burnt.
The assailants took away a police van.
In Owerri, the Imo State capital, stray bullets killed two women when security agents and gunmen exchanged gunfire following an attempt to burn a police station.
In Ebonyi, a policeman accidentally blew himself up after detonating a hand grenade.
Sources told our reporter that the hoodlums who attacked the police division Enugu came in numbers.
It was learnt that the slain officers’ arms were taken away; detained suspects were freed.
A villager said: “We couldn’t sleep as the gunshot persisted. We saw heavy smoke. The attackers were there for over 45 minutes.