In Kogi Gunmen storm police station, kill 2 officers on duty

The corpses of the slain policemen have been deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.

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Unknown gunmen reportedly stormed a police station in Kogi state on Tuesday, April 3 and shot dead two officers on duty.

According to The Cable, the incident took place at the police station in Gegu village on Lokoja–Abuja road.

The spokesmen for the Kogi state police command, William Aya was said to have confirmed the incident.

"It is true that there was an attack today. We lost two officers," he said.

Aya said the gunmen also injured one of the suspects in the cell.

The corpses of the slain policemen have been deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.

The police said the investigation has commenced into the incident.

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Last week, six prisoners, including the suspects who claimed they were armed by the embattled Kogi senator, Dino Melaye, had broken out of jail in Lokoja.

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