Gunmen have attacked Odoro Ikpe police station in Ini LGA of Akwa Ibom state killing 6 policemen.
The hoodlums set some police vehicles ablaze during the attack which took place in the early hours of Saturday.
When contacted, Odiko Ogbeche-Macdon, spokesman of the state police command, was unable to provide more information on the attack.
The incident is the second attack on a police station in Akwa Ibom in the past week.
On May 1, two police officers were killed when gunmen attacked a police station in Ikono LGA.
Two police officers were also killed on April 28 during an attack on Ika divisional headquarters in the state.
Before then, a police station had also been razed by gunmen in Udim LGA.
Akwa Ibom is one of the states in the south-east where police officers have been targeted by armed criminals in recent times.
Ebonyi, Imo, Anambra and Enugu are other states that have recorded similar attacks.