From Isaac Ojo Nnewi
In what was speculated to be a reprisal attack following the early morning killing of two persons by unidentified soldiers in Nnewi, the police area command in the town has come under heavy attack from suspected unknown gunmen.
The police formation was actually attacked on Monday afyernoon causing pandemonium amongst the residents of the industrial town.
Sources claimed that the unknown gunmen went to the police station in seven vehicles and started shooting which lasted for over one hour.
Another source said that the gunmen overpowered the police and carted away with their arms.
He said that the attackers had left before reinforcement from other security agencies arrived the scene.
The Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Tochukwu Ikenga when contacted said his office had not received the report.