#EndSARS Protest: 3 police stations were attacked by hoodlums, Rivers Police confirm

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The Rivers state police command has confirmed the attack on 3 police stations across the state by hoodlums on Wednesday.

A statement by the spokesman of the state police command Nnamdi Omoni said the attackers are suspected to be members of the Indigenous people of Biafra.

 

He said the attackers invaded the Oyigbo Area Command, and Afam Police Stations, setting them ablaze and damaging about fifteen vehicles including one Armored Personnel Carrier.

 

It said in the wake of the attack, two Police Officers were killed and some arms and ammunition carted away by the hoodlums.

 

According to the statement the same people attacked the Mile one Police Station where they made attempt burn the Station but were repelled by the superior fire power of the Police.

 

He added that three of the attackers were fatally wounded in the exchange of gunfire, while eight of them were arrested and immediately transferred to State Criminal Investigative Department where they are currently helping in the investigation.

 

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