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Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Anambra

17:55 Nov 8 2022 Anambra State

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There was pandemonium in Anambra State on Tuesday following alleged gunmen attack on a popular police checkpoint located along the Onitsha-Owerri road in Ihiala

The attackers, who allegedly came from the neighbouring Mgbidi local government area of Imo State, opened fire on the policemen on duty, who took to their heels.
In the midst of the confusion, commuters traveling to Owerri from Onitsha and Onitsha to Imo State had to make u- turn.

A police source confirmed the attack.
The source could however not confirm if there were casualties, although he said that the state police command had despatched special squad to Ihiala to quell the situation.
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