Yet to be identified Heavly Armed Gunmen Attack Adamawa Police HQ
By Babagana Bukar Wakil, Maiduguri
Gunmen attacked the Adamawa State Police Headquarters in the wee hours of Wednesday, sending residents of Yola into panic.
The Police headquarters is located at the heart of Jimeta community in Yola North local government area.
Sounds of gunshot rend the air for at least 30 minutes, according to a resident who preferred anonymity.
Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, confirmed the attack to Daily Trust, but said things were under control.
Nguroje said the attack was repelled, but the identities of those behind it was unknown.
One source said the attackers were military personnel on a revenge mission, following the alleged killing of a military officer by the police.
Although Daily Trust could not independently verify if military personnel were involved, the police said investigations were ongoing to ascertain the cause of the attack and those behind it.