One killed as police foil fresh attack on Ebonyi station

Ebonyi State police command, on Tuesday night, repelled another attack by gunmen on one of their stations in the state as one of the assailants was killed during gun duel while one of the policemen, was injured and rushed to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.

The incident happened at the Ugbodo Police Station in the Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state.

A top security source in the state, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the gunmen launched the attack around 12am.

The source said, “But they met stiff resistance from the policemen at the station. In the ensuing battle, a police officer sustained an injury, while the gunmen later retreated with some of them being hit by bullets from the policemen.

“In the morning, the police went in search of the bush in the area and discovered the corpse of one of the gunmen.”

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