The Abia State Police Command on Tuesday disclosed that the attack on Uzuakoli Police Station in the Bende Local Government Area of the state was carried out with dynamites and a rocket launcher.
The command in a statement released through its spokesman, Godfrey Ogbonna, said the attack happened around 3 am on Monday.
“They used dynamite and rocket launcher to burn down the building, including private and official vehicles, tricycles and motorcycles parked on the premises,” he said.
Ogbonna further stated that the hoodlums were repelled by policemen at the Izuakoli station who stopped them from gaining access to the armoury.
“No life was lost in the Monday attack,” he said.
Naija News had earlier reported that unknown gunmen attacked a police station in Uzoakoli, Bende Local Government Area of Abia State.
It was gathered that the attack which is one of several attacks on government facilities in the South East happened in the early hours of Monday.