JUST IN: Unknown Gunmen attack INEC office, kill police officer [PHOTO]

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A Police officer has been killed and another injured after some so-called ‘Unknown Gunmen’ unleashing terror on southeast communities attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Enugu South Local Government Area (LGA) of the state on Sunday night.

Bellnewsonline.com learned that the criminals struck around 9.12 pm.

According to a statement by INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, the assailants were repelled by Police and Army personnel from the 82 Division.

“The security gatehouse was razed. Fortunately, the attackers could not gain access to the main building as a result of the rapid response from the Police and Army personnel from 82 Division.

“The State Commissioner of Police and the REC were personally at the scene immediately they received information about the attack.

“Of the two policemen deployed to protect the facility, one of them lost his life while the other sustained injuries and is receiving treatment.

“The Commission prays for the repose of the soul of the deceased policeman and the speedy recovery of the injured,” INEC said.

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