During an attempted attack on the Awada Police station near the Obosi area of the State, Anambra police officers ki*lled three attackers.
Christian Aburime, the governor’s chief press secretary, said in a statement on Monday that the incident occurred in the early hours of this morning (Monday).
In an attempt to ignite the station, the police shot and ki*lled the three gunmen, according to Aburime, who also said that two AK-47 vehicles used in the aborted operation were retrieved.
The statement reads: “Again, in the early hours of today 20/02/23 these evil people, arsonists,s and murderers (UGM), made another deadly attempt to burn down Awada Police Station, near Obosi, Anambra State.
“They were repelled by gallant security personnel with 3 members of the gang taken down after an exchange of gun battle
“Two AK 47 were recovered with the vehicles used for the failed operation by the gang.”