…the gunmen carried out the bomb attack Saturday morning
Three policemen lost their lives in bomb attack in Ogidi Police Area Command, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The gunmen who carried out the attack Saturday morning, left colossal damage to buildings and other valuables in the premises.
The hoodlums reportedly gained entrance to the station after shooting sporadically and throwing explosives into the facility.
Police spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga who confirmed the incident, said the attack was still being accessed while police operations were still ongoing in the area.
Ikenga said, “Anambra State Police Command has reinforced security in the Idemili North area of the State following the attack on the Ogidi area command in the early hours of today(Saturday) 18/2/2023, where three police operatives paid the supreme price.
“The hoodlums started shooting sporadically on approaching the area command and threw IEDs and petrol bombs, gaining entrance. Unfortunately, the buildings in the police facility were affected.
“However, the Command observed with grave concern the loss of life and valuables as a result of this attack, calls for calm as the police are resolute in depriving these criminal elements of the space, they desire to perpetrate their evil acts and enhance the safety of life and property in the state.
“Meanwhile, the incident is being accessed and Police operations are still ongoing.”