Again, policeman missing as gunmen attack station in Ebonyi

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A policeman attached to the Abaomege Police Station in the Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has been declared missing following an attack on the station by gunmen on Saturday night.

Sources in the area told our correspondent that the gunmen attacked the station around 8pm.

Our correspondent gathered that another police officer on duty during the attack was seriously injured and had been hospitalised.

A Technical Assistant to Governor David Umahi who hails from the area confirmed the attack on the telephone.

The goverment official, who pleaded anonymity, said the injured officer had been taken to an undisclosed hospital in Abakaliki for treatment.

“The gunmen attacked the Abaomege Police station Saturday evening. No report of casualty for now. But one policeman is said to be missing while another officer sustained serious injury. But he has been rushed to hospital in Abakaliki for treatment,” the governor’s aide said. Punch

 

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