Here is a video showing the moment unknown gunmen reportedly stormed the Police State CID in Umuahia, Abia state with their pots of ‘ juju and set the station ablaze.
According to reports, the state CID located at Umuagu axis of Umuahia, came under attack at about 5: 30pm.
Eye witness account says the gunmen who were totally unclad, came with a bus, blocked the Umuagu road and opened fire on the building.
It’ s learnt that a filling station close to the state CID was also set on fire.
It was gathered that men of the Nigeria police tried to repel the attack but they’ re overpowered.
As at the time of filing this report, the number of casualties cannot be ascertained, but reports have it that a Keke rider was killed by stray bullet.
This attack is coming hours after five soldiers were allegedly killed when gunmen attacked a military checkpoint at Ihiala along the Onitsha- Owerri road.
According to an eyewitness, the unknown gunmen allegedly came in an SUV, opened fired at the soldiers and destroyed their Hilux vehicle parked at the checkpoint.
As regards today’ s attack in Umuahia, the military and more security operatives have be reportedly deployed.
Below are some reactions from Nigerians:
” See mumu people dat should be inside”
” So the police can’ t confront this guys nawao”
” How can they confront them when they are busy chasing something else. . . Nigerian police be chasing innocent people and calling them internet fraudsters just to extortion from them. . . “
” This ESN is different from the one Kanu promised on Twitter. They have no clothes and looked starved”
” When trouble sleeps, yanga go wake it up?
South politicians, religious leaders, business elites etc you are happy seeing ppl children been brainwashed to burn down security operatives outlets, mind you all- next is you all. “
” Did u see any IPOB or ESN flag? I guess u just needed attention Face with tears of joyRolling on the floor laughing u guys are bringing up the tensions lots of fake and unverified news. Cow”
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