Some unknown gunmen in the early hours of Monday occupy the premises of Anambra Broadcasting service (ABS), Wade, Onitsha station.
During the attack, the gunmen burnt a building, a company bus, and another vehicle belonging to a staff of the media house who did night shift. no life was lost during the attack, although the gunmen were said to have brutalized the staff they met in the premises and inflicted injuries on them.
It was gathered that the gunmen stationed themselves in an area close to Ogidi Town Hall where some policemen usually man a checkpoint and opened fire when they sighted the patrol team approaching.
They stayed there for a long time waiting until they sighted one of the policemen, who they shot dead, and dispossessed him of his riffle and fled.
Mr Tochukwu Ikenga, The state Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), confirmed that there was a gun battle between policemen and some hoodlums, which led to the wounding of one of the policemen.
He said that operation at the scene was still ongoing, adding that patrol has been intensified in the area.