Gunmen have attacked the Apumiri Ubakala Police Station in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia state, killing two officers.
SaharaReporters gathered that the hoodlums attacked the facility around 2am on Monday.
It was learnt that the building and vehicles parked in the station were razed while the gunmen carted away their ammunition.
All the suspects under detention in the station were also said to have been freed by the hoodlums.
“There was an attack on the Apumiri Police Station in Ubakala Umuahia South LGA, Abia State by unknown gunmen in the early hours of today.
“Two police men were shot dead and the attackers made away with their remains, cell inmates were freed and six police officers has been declared missing,” a police source told SaharaReporters.
There has been a spate of attacks on security agencies in the South East and South South geopolitical zones of the country, which has compounded the security challenges in the two regions.