Another police station in Ehime Mbano, Okigwe South Local Government Area of Imo State, have attacked by gunmen killing five officers while one officer is said to be missing.

The armed bandits also razed the police building.

The spokesman of the Imo State Police Command, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the incident to newsmen.

This comes two days after gunmen invaded the country home of the state governor, Hope Uzodinma in Omuma, Oru East Local Government Area of the state.

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During the attack, they burnt part of the building and razed some vehicles in the compound, killing at least a security official.

According to the Commissioner of Information in the state, Declan Emelumba, the attack was repelled by a combined team of security operatives attached to the house.

Although some eyewitnesses had blamed the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), the outlawed group however denied carrying out the attack.

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“Gallant security operatives this morning repelled an attack on the Omuma country home of the governor of Imo State, Sen Hope Uzodimma,” he said via a statement.

Imo State has been experiencing series of attacks lately, especially on security formations.

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