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Yobe: Police Foil Attack On Station

Source: thewillnigeria.com
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DAMATURU, August 20, (THEWILL) - An attempted attack on the Damagum Police Station on Monday has been by scuppered by policemen, same as a similar attack on a place of worship.

According to Mr. Toyin Gbadegeshin, the public relations officer of the Police in the State, the attacks on the station and the worship centre were launched at about 1:05a.m on Monday.

“They were successfully repelled by the Police but no casualty was recorded while the gunmen fled into the bush,” he said,

He disclosed also that a section of Damagum Primary School in the area was gutted by fire suspected to have resulted from explosions.

“The explosion occurred few hours before the attack on the station but nobody claimed responsibility,” he confirmed, adding that “no casualty was recorded in both incidents.”