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JUST IN: One Officer Dead As Gunmen Attack Edo Police Station



There was pandemonium in Akure, the Ondo State capital as gunmen unleashed terror on a police station in the early hours of Monday.

The gunmen, who reportedly struck around 1:00 AM, killed a police officer attached to the Okuta Elerinla Police Division.

The officers on duty were caught unaware.

The mission of the gunmen is yet to be ascertained.

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During the heavy gunfire, a policeman identified as Boluwaji Temenu, with registration number AP. 207538 died in the attack.

Confirming the attack, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Funmilayo Odunlami disclosed that officers at the station were able to repel the attack.

Odunlami added that the Commissioner of Police, Oyeyemi Oyediran had ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, to immediately take over the case.

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