We lost two police officers and neutralized eight attackers of Abia state CID Office ….Abia Police

The Abia state police command has disclosed that eight of the attackers of the Abia state criminal investigation department office at Umuagu Umuahia were neutralized by the police force ,but expressed regret that two inspectors of police paid the supreme sacrifice.

The Abia state command Public Relations Officer ,SP Geoffrey Ogbonna ,made this disclosure at the police command umuahia while briefing Newsmen on the ugly development in the state .

He explained the attackers had stormed the police formation located at Umuagu about 6 pm on Saturday shooting sporadically.

He revealed that a reinforcement from the command headquarters, assisted to fiercely engaged with the gunmen which led to eight of them being neutralized, while according to him some of them escaped with gun shot wounds and two vehicles were recovered from them.

He narrated that the building was raised down following the detonation of an explosive through the back of the building.

He further said that suspects in detention were released and an exhibit car burnt but no fire arm was carted away.

He appealed to parents and guardians to warn their children and wards to desist from acts capable of truncating the peace and safety of the state.

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