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Imo state police station has been attacked by Armed men

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Imo state police station has been attacked by Armed men

 

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The Imo State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the killing of two of its officers and three bandits following an attack on Izombe Police Station in Oguta Local Government Area of the state.

 

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In a statement issued by Mike Abattam, the police spokesperson, the incident happened at about 0245 hours .

 

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The police said: “armed bandits suspected to be members of the proscribed IPOB/ ESN terror group, came in their numbers to attack Izombe Police Station but could not gain access to the station due to the swift response of the ever alert Imo Command’s Tactical teams and Personnel of Operation Restore Peace of the command who intercepted and repelled the bandits.

 

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“The bandits on sighting the police engaged them in a gun duel and were subdued, due to the superior fire power of the police.They fled into the bush and in the process three of the bandits were neutralized and their arms one pump action gun with two rounds of live cartridges and one locally made double barrel pistol with two expended cartridges were recovered from them to the station . while others escaped into the bush with bullet wounds.

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