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Four policemen killed, patrol van set ablaze as gunmen attack Benue community

BENUE: Report says no fewer than four policemen of the Benue State Police Command have been shot dead when suspected gunmen attacked Anyibe community in Logo LGA of the state.

the attackers also set a police patrol van ablaze in the incident which took place on Sunday night.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Moses Yamu informed reporters that the gunmen stormed the community around 6:00 pm on Sunday.

The PPRO said, “Sadly, at the moment, four casualties have been suffered by the Police.

“Additional reinforcement (including the Air Asset of the Police) deployed by the Inspector General of Police is in pursuit of the murderous gang.

“They shall definitely be apprehended with their weapons of destruction and made to face the full wrath of the law.”

The latest attack came barely 24 hours after a police officer was killed when some boys believed to be working for wanted criminal, Terwase Akwaza, otherwise known as Ghana, attacked Tse Ikyeen village in Ukum LGA of Benue State.

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