Gunmen have killed an inspector in a fresh attack on a police station in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, on Thursday.
The Police Spokesman, DSP Loveth Odah, confirmed the attack to newsmen in Abakiliki, saying the attack happened at the Obiozara Police Station in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state.
Odah said the gunmen invaded the station in the early hours of the day and started shooting sporadically.
An eyewitness said the attackers invaded the station around 3 am and began to set some parts of the building on fire.
“They shot one inspector dead and burnt down the office of the Divisional Police Officer and Administrative Block,” the eyewitness said.