Gunmen attack Nnewi police station, cart away arms

By AdvocateNews on 09/08/2021

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Gunmen on Monday reportedly attacked Nnewi Police Area Command, Anambra State, carting away some arms.

The incident, which witnessed heavy shootings between the gunmen and Police, caused pandemonium amongst residents of the industrial city.

It was gathered the gunmen, who stormed the area around noon with seven vehicles, engaged the Police in a gun duel that last for one hour.

An eyewitness, who spoke in confidence, said the gunmen overpowered the police and carted away their arms.

He however said no casualty was recorded in the incident.

“Even though reinforcement from the Navy arrived the scene shortly after, the gunmen had left before their arrival. Efforts to pursue them were unsuccessful,” he added.

Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga said he was yet to receive the report.

Posted 09/08/2021 8:04:44 PM

 

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