There are tensions in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State as Unknown Gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday attack, set ablaze the jointly built Ihiala Police Divisional and Area Command Headquarters.
Details of the attack is still sketchy as onlookers are prevented from gaining entrance into the police station.
Residents said they heard heavy gunshots with bomb sound between the hours of 12 to 2 a.m on Wednesday morning.
Following the attack, commercial banks refused to resume operation for obvious security reasons.
It was gathered that bank customers are currently groaning in Ihiala as those who came early as 7 a.m are denied access into the bank even till 11 a.m as the time of filling in this report.
The attack may be the first time on the Police Station since the activities of unknown gunmen began in 2021.
The Police Station is considered to be in the midst of locations where the Unknown Gunmen have camps.