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BREAKING: Gunmen Raze Security Facility in Abia



Gunmen on Saturday night attacked the ability of Abia State Police Prison Investigation Division situated on the Ugwunchara axis of Umuahia, the Abia State capital.

Sources mentioned that the gunmen arrived the SCID facility in a Toyota Sienna with among the gunmen who have been Stark bare and others wearing black apparel with pink scarf carrying AK7.

The sources mentioned that the gunmen additionally got here with the message that they are going to cope with anybody that disobeys the Monday Might thirtieth sit-at-home order.

The incident which was mentioned to have occured about 5:30pm has pressured many residents of each Umuagu in Umuahia North LGA and different elements of the state capital to abandon the streets.

Whereas details about the assault remains to be sketchy, unconfirmed studies have it that the CID constructing was utterly razed down with suspects of their custody let out.

It was gathered that few officers on floor had tried to repel the attackers who took the police unawares, however have been overpowered because the gunmen not solely got here of their numbers, however had a superior weapon.

Till the time of submitting the report, no life is reported to have been misplaced.

Nonetheless, store house owners together with pubs and other occasion facilities and eateries in Umuahia have reportedly shutdown operation.

Business and public transportation has been abruptly suspended with many vacationers utilizing the Ugwunchara axis to enter and exit the state capital.

Individuals who had traveled to the Abia North a part of the State for social occasions have been left stranded on the Uzuakoli-Ohafia street.

Info has it that vehicular motion on Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway has been halted as folks coming into Umuahia from Owerri and Aba axis of the Expressway are ready for clearance earlier than they’ll proceed into the capital.

Efforts to achieve the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO Geoffrey Ogbonna on the time of submitting the report, failed.