Some unknown Gunmen have reportedly attacked the headquarters of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) in Ebonyi state on Tuesday.
Four persons were reportedly killed in the incident.
The gunmen attacked the headquarters of the NDLEA located at Ntezi in Íshíelu Local Government Area of the state
It was gathered that the attackers entered the headquarters of the command through the back perimeter fence of the facility.
According to reports, they were repelled by officials of the Agency alongside soldiers and police operatives who quickly raced to the scene to provide backup.
Police spokesperson, Loveth Odah confirmed the incident to journalists.
She said security agencies killed two of the gunmen while others escaped with injuries.
“Unfortunately, one of the officers and a patient undergoing rehabilitation at the Agency’s centre was also killed”, she said.
She said security agencies were still combing the bushes around the area in search of the injured escaped gunmen.
The police spokesperson further revealed that two rifles and ammunition were recovered from the attackers.
“Other items recovered include 140 rounds of K2 ammunition, 36 rounds of GPMG live ammunition, 30 rounds of Ak 47 rounds of ammunition, a 4 Runner SUV, motorcycles, military and police uniforms and charms,” she said.