The Police headquarters in Nsukwa, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, has been burnt down by gunmen, who also killed three policemen on duty.
The gunmen, who attacked the police station around 2 am on Sunday, also injured one police officer.
A source from the Nsukwa community, who spoke to our correspondent on the condition of anonymity, said both the police station and the police quarters were set ablaze.
He said, “They were four policemen on guard; they shot three police officers dead, that’s the one we saw, while one was injured. Even police motorcycles at the premises were burnt also.
They (gunmen) destroyed the vehicle and carted away their ammunition.”
It was learnt that the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ali, and other security agencies visited the scene of the incident around noon to ascertain the level of the damages.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bright Edafe, confirmed the attack.