Yet-to-be-identified gunmen have again attacked another police station in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, setting the station ablaze.
It gathered that the latest attack occurred in the early hours of Thursday when the assailants invaded the facility and engaged officers on duty in a gun duel.
It was also learned that the hoodlums set free some detainees during the attack, while an officer sustained injury.
Details of the incident are still sketchy as of press time.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, CSP Geoffrey Ogbonna was unable to take his call and could not respond to messages forwarded to him by the correspondent.
However, a resident of the community confirmed the incident, stating that there were gunshots before the station was finally set ablaze.
“We were scared when we heard gunshots at the station only to discover that the station was also on fire.