Three killed as gunmen bomb Imo INEC headquarters

Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office in Owerri, Imo State.

It was learnt that the attack, which occurred on Monday morning, led to the death of at least three suspects.

The gunmen, who invaded the facility in large numbers, were reportedly repelled by officers of the Nigeria Police Force and other security operatives in the area.

According to sources, three of the hoodlums were killed, while one of them was captured alive.

When contacted by newsmen, the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, Michael Abattam, promised to revert.