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Saturday, 22 May 2021

Two officers killed as gunmen attack NSCDC outpost in Anambra

 

Two officers killed as gunmen attack NSCDC outpost in Anambra

Two officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been killed after unknown gunmen attacked their outpost at Nneyi in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State on Friday night, May 21.

 

A statement released by the state command’s Public Relations Officer, Edwin Okadigbo, said the gunmen also razed an official vehicle of the NSCDC and carted away the rifles of the officials.

 

''Some yet to be identified gunmen attacked Civil Defence outpost in Nneyi Umeri in Anambra Eeast Local Government Area of Anambra State, shooting sporadically.

The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel and at the end of the duel, two officers of the corps that sustained gunshot injuries from the incident lost their lives.

Regrettably, their rifles were carted away after which the official vehicle was set ablaze.” the statement in part read

 

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