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Policemen Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Police Station




Nigerian Police (File Photo)

Two policemen are feared dead after gunmen, stormed the police station at Gegu village on Lokoja–Abuja road.

According to William Aya, spokesman of the Kogi state police command, “It is true that there was an attack today. We lost two officers,” he said.

He said the gunmen also injured one of the suspects in the cell.

Aya explained that the bodies of the dead policemen has been taken to the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, where the injured suspect is also receiving treatment, adding that investigation had commenced into the incident.

Meanwhile, Naija News learnt that some of the villagers that the gunmen, about five in number, came on motorcycles.

The suspects, according to the villagers, immediately opened fire on arrival at the police station.

The incident, the villagers said, led to disruption in traffic movement on the ever busy Lokoja – Abuja road.

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