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Police repel school, church attack in Yobe

Damagum (Yobe) – The police in Yobe on Monday said that a section of Damagum Primary School in Damagum Local Government Area was gutted by fire from suspected explosions in the area.

Mr Toyin Gbadegeshin, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, made the disclosure in Damagum.

He also said policemen on Monday repelled an attempted attack on Damagum Police Station by unknown persons.

Gbadegeshin said “at about 1:05a.m., attacks launched on Damagum Police station and a worship centre were successfully repelled by the police but no casualty was recorded while the gunmen fled into the bush.’’

He said the explosion occurred few hours before the attack on the station but nobody claimed responsibility.

The officer said  no casualty was recorded in both incidents. (NAN)


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