Gunmen who attacked a Delta police station in military uniforms, reportedly left two policemen dead and many others who were on duty at the time of the attack, injured.
Confirming the incident which occurred by 2a.m on Saturday, multiple sources alleged that many of those injured in the Delta Police Station, were in critical condition. It was gathered that the gunmen attack at Aboh Police Station in the Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, left the community in confusion.
The police armoury was also broken into in the attack, and the suspected gunmen carted away ammunition and sophisticated weapons. A source who spoke to Punch’s correspondent said;
“The police were taken unawares by the gunmen. They attacked the police station, killed two policemen and the ones that survived escaped with bullet injuries.
“One of the police officers died on the spot and the other one died on the way to the hospital, while the ones that were injured are receiving treatment in a hospital.
“They also made away with ammunition at the police station. A plain-clothes female police officer, who was at the gate of the station, escaped unhurt after she told the gunmen that she was a flood victim who came to seek refuge at the police station.”
However a police source added that the invaders, made away with the engine of a patrol boat belonging to the marine police post in the community. The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Aniamaka who confirmed that two policemen were killed in the attack, said investigation had started into the attack.