Gunmen have reportedly attacked the Police Area Command in Nnewi, Anambra State, and carted away an unspecified quantity of arms and ammunitions.
The incident took place on Monday while members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) enforced a sit-at-home order over their detained leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
According to a nearby resident who posted a short video clip of the attack, there was heavy shootings between the gunmen and Police.
The gun duel caused pandemonium amongst nearby residents of the town, forcing them duck behind locked doors.
Watch the video clip below:
According to sources, the gunmen, numbering about thirty, stormed the station midday with seven vehicles and engaged the Police in a gun duel that lasted for about an hour.
The source said the gunmen overpowered the police and made away with their arms though no casualty has been reported as at the time of the publication.
Anambra State Police Spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga declined comment when contacted.
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