Some unidentified armed men have invaded the offices of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Federal Road Safety Corps(FIRS) located in Nnewi, Anambra State.
It was gathered that the armed men stormed Nnewi in four Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) on Sunday afternoon.
According to an eye witness’ account, the armed men drove round the town, through Nkwo Nnewi Triangle and moved towards Nnobi Road, shooting sporadically into the air.
The Anambra State Police Command has also confirmed the incident.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga in a statement confirmed that the command has received report on the attack.
He failed to disclosed if there were any causalities from the attack, noting that more information would be communicated in due course. He further urged all the residents in the area to remain calm as police operatives have been deployed to return normalcy to the area.
The statement reads, “At about 2pm, of 3rd Oct 2021, the command received a distress call of fire incident in Nnewi. The Police Operative are currently on ground and the area has since been cordoned off. Further details shall be communicated.”