Gunmen attack INEC office, police station, residential building in Anambra; kill two

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday morning, February 1, attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC office in Ojoto, Idemili South Local Government Area. 

The gunmen who were armed with dangerous weapons including petrol bombs, also attacked a Police Station in Nnobi, in the same local government area, and a residential building inside the station, where they killed a boy, and injured a girl.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, said the attack happened at about 1:45 am on Wednesday, confirming that the attackers came in huge numbers and arrived in four Toyota Sienna vehicles.

The release reads;

?Anambra State Police Command today 1/2/2023 has reinforced security deployment in the state, following an attack on the INEC office in idemili south, Ojoto and Nnobi Police Station.

The hoodlums came in their numbers by 1:45 am today 1/2/2023, with four unmarked Sienna vehicles, armed with IEDs, Petrol bombs and other explosives.

They invaded the INEC office, the Police Station and the residential building in the station. Unfortunately, one boy aged 16 years a relative of a serving policeman in the station was murdered by the armed men, while the other, a female aged 15 years old sustained a gunshot injury. She has been taken to the hospital where she is receiving treatment.?

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