Police repel attack on Enugu divisional headquarters

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The police Friday repelled an attack by gunmen on its divisional headquarters in Aguobu-Owa community in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu State.

A police officer was said to have sustained a bullet wound and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital during the gun duel between the police and gunmen.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the incident to NAN in Enugu, said the incident took place in the morning hours of October 8.

“Full scale investigation has commenced to fish out the yet-to-be identified hoodlums, who operating in a black-coloured Corolla car, attacked Ezeagu Police Divisional Headquarters.

“The hoodlums were gallantly resisted by police operatives on duty.

However, a policeman, who sustained gunshot injury, was rushed to the hospital and he is responding to treatment,” he said.

There are feelers that the hoodlums, who are currently being trailed by the police, must have escaped with serious gunshot wounds.

(NAN)

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