Four officers have been reportedly killed in an attack on a police station in Imo state.

The assailants were said to have overrun the police station in Agwa, Oguta LGA of the state on Friday night.

A section of the police station, including vehicles in the yard, were said to have been set ablaze.

Mike Abattem, police spokesperson in Imo, confirmed the development to TheCable on Saturday.

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“It’s true four officers were killed,” he said.

The Punch quoted a source as saying the gunmen also attacked the home of a commercial motorcycle rider and shot him dead.

“I was already inside when I started hearings sounds of gunshots. I didn’t bother coming outside because it was safer to stay indoors than to come outside,” a source was quoted as saying.

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“They also went to the house of an Okada man known as Ejike, shot him dead and shot his wife. His wife is alive.”

The development comes less than a week after gunmen attacked Orogwe community in Owerri west LGA of the state, killing seven people.

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