Iwollo Oghe Police Station in Ezeagu Local Government Area of enugu state was on Tuesday May 25, burnt down by unknown gunmen.
Gunmen burn down Iwollo Police division in Enugu which lead to the death of four police officer.
It was reported that the officers died of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun duel while trying to repel the attack.
Mohammed Ndatsu, the state Commissioner of police, confirmed the attack and said;
“The hoodlums, who came to the station in their numbers, opened fire on police operatives on duty but were vehemently resisted, and in the ensuing gun duel, several of the assailants escaped with bullet injuries. Unfortinately, four of the operatives, who sustained severe gunshot Injuries were later confirmed dead in the hospital, while parts of the station was set ablaze by the assailants”.