Two officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were killed in a gun duel in Nneyi, Umueri in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The Public Relations Officer, Okadigbo Edwin, in a statement said the officers’ riffles were carted away while their vehicle was set ablaze during the attack.
He said the State Commandant, David Bille, was collaborating with sister security agencies to unravel the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident.
According to him: “On 21st March 2021, at about 1635hrs, some yet to be identified hoodlums attacked Civil Defence Outpost in Nneyi, Umueri in Anambra East Local Government Area of the state, shooting sporadically.
“The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel. At the end of the melee, two officers of the Corps that sustained gunshot injury from the incident lost their lives.
“Regrettably, their riffles were carted away after which the official vehicle was set ablaze.
“Meanwhile, the State Commandant, Comdt David Bille, has activated all apparatus in conjunction with sister security agencies to unravel the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident.”
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