Meanwhile, Six persons have been killed in a fresh attack on a police station by gunmen in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The latest attack on 3-3 Police Divisional Headquarters in Nkwelle-Ezunaka was however foiled by police operatives in the early hours of Sunday.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ikenga Tochukwu, disclosed this in a statement, saying six of the attackers were neutralised in the process.
It was gathered that the attackers who came in their numbers with two SUV vehicles and one Toyota Sienna, were armed with guns, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol bombs.
Tochukwu stated that they started shooting indiscriminately to gain entrance to the station and were fiercely engaged and resisted by the Divisional Police Officer and his men in a long gun battle before the prompt reinforcement team, made up of the Military and PMF Operatives arrived the scene.