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Gunmen attack Anambra broadcasting station in Onitsha, injures staff, burnt vehicles

Unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Monday invaded the premises of Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Awada, Onitsha station.

The gunmen believed to be part of those terrorising the state for over a year, burned a building, a company bus, and another vehicle parked on the premises belonging to a staff who had worked overnight.

The Paradise News gathered that no life was lost in the attack, but the gunmen brutalised the staff they met on the premises inflicting injuries on them.

At the time of filing this report, a staff who begged for anonymity said they were being interrogated by security agents over the attack.

He promised to give full detail of the attack by the gunmen, as he had worked all night and witnessed the attack.

Anambra Broadcasting Service, a state government-owned company has been giving support to the state government in its fight against rampaging gunmen.

The State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, while confirming the attack in a statement, said no life was lost.

Ikenga added that at about 4:30 am, there was  a case of arson in Anambra State Broadcasting Station Idemili North, the Police Operatives responded swiftly and prevented the hoodlums from causing damage to the structure.

Unfortunately, two operational vehicles belonging to the station were affected. No life was lost.

Meanwhile, the station has been cordoned off and Operation is still ongoing in the area.