Two people have been feared dead after unidentified gunmen attacked a police station in Iwukem, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state.


SaharaReporters gathered that the gunmen also razed Ika police station.

During the two attacks, different facilities, vehicles, and other valuables were destroyed by the gunmen.

The incident comes four days after six persons — five officers and the wife of a policeman were killed following an attack on the divisional headquarters in the Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state.

During the attack which took place on Saturday, vehicles were also set ablaze.


Police facilities in at least five LGAs – Essien Udim, Ika, Ini, Ikono, and now Abak – have been attacked so far in the state.


There has been a spate of attacks on security agencies in the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones, which has compounded the security challenges in the two regions.

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