Gunmen bomb Immigration headquarters in Abia, kill officers


The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) headquarters in Ubakala, Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State, has been attacked by gunmen suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

The NIS headquarters in the state is located few distances away from a Police formation within Ubakala which was previously attacked by the hoodlums and resulted in the death of two Policemen.

Reports say the attackers bombed the NIS building and opened fire on personnel of the Service, killing many officers in the process. Vehicles within the compound were also set on fire.

Also,the Nigeria Police Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) located at Umuagu, Umuahia was attacked by gunmen earlier on Saturday. The gunmen, numbering over 50, were said to be half-naked.

Some were seen hanging live cock around their neck while many of them are armed with rifles. They attacked the security formation and set it ablaze.

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