Gunmen stormed the Otoko Divisional Police Headquarters in the Obowo Local Government Area of Imo State on Monday morning, injuring two officers.
On the Owerri – Umuahia Express Road, the police Divisional Headquarters is located.
According to community reports, the onslaught began at 3 a.m. and lasted for several hours.
According to a source, the sounds of the weapons being used were horrifying, prompting many people to flee into the bushes while others sought refuge in their homes.
Before fleeing, police officers are claimed to have engaged the gunmen in a gunfight.
Our correspondent learned that the injured cops were brought to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.
When contacted, CSP Mike Abattam, the command’s public relations officer, acknowledged the event and stated that an investigation had been initiated.