Gunmen suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday attacked the Orji Divisional Police Station in Imo State.
It was gathered that the armed men stormed the station some minutes after 12pm on Tuesday.
Residents told Daily Trust that there is heavy shooting in the area.
The incident happened hours after suspected IPOB militants attacked Iwollo Oghe Police station in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Some policemen were reportedly killed in the attack while the station was razed and some vehicles were also burnt down.
Meanwhile, the Ebonyi Police Command has captured a notorious gang leader and suspected member of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) known as ‘Blood’.
A statement from the police command stated that ‘Blood’ was the mastermind behind attacks on three Police Divisional Headquarters in the state namely Onicha, Abaomege, and Ohaozara.
The police command noted that the suspect died shortly after from gunshot wounds sustained during his arrest.