Unknown gunmen on Tuesday set the federal high court in Ebonyi on fire, leaving two security guards injured.

Candidreporters.com gathered that they used petrol bombs on the building located near the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abakaliki, Ebonyi capital, on Tuesday.

PHOTO:Ebonyi State Federal High Court

But the library and the security post of the court building were said to be badly affected.

In an effort to curtail the damage, firefighters mobilised to the scene to put out the fire.

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PHOTO: Effect of The Inferno at Ebonyi Federal High Court

The security challenges in the country have worsened.

There have been attacks by gunmen in the south-east. Most of the attacks were targeted at security agents, individuals, and public property.

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