At least two police officers has been killed during an attack on Zone 13 Police Headquarters in Ukpo, near Awka by suspected hoodlums.

Three persons were allegedly killed in Awka including a fitness instructor on Sunday.

The suspected hoodlums razed the Police Headquarters and not less than four vehicles have also been burnt.

The slain officers have been identified as Ishaku Aura (an inspector) and Uzoma Uwaebuka, a police constable.

The Commissioner of Police of Anambra, Bala Kuryas and some senior police officers visited the scene of the attack, immediately after the incident.

There has been a spate of attacks on police officers and police facilities, lately, in the South-east and South-south regions, which has compounded the security challenges in the two regions.

The development has heightened tension across the state.


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