The Police have given more updates on the attack on US embassy staff in Anambra State.
The convoy of the officials came under attack in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday.
Giving further insight of the attack, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, Police Public Relations Officer, said two policemen and two officials of the US Consulate were murdered.
In a statement, the command spokesman said the incident occurred along Atani, Osamale road in Ogbaru LGA around 3:30pm.
“The Joint Security Forces have embarked on a rescue/recovery operation in Ogbaru LGA, following an attack on a convoy of staff of U S Consulate today 16/5/2023 by 3:30 pm along Atani, Osamale road. The hoodlums murdered two of the PMF operatives, and two staff of the Consulate, and set their bodies ablaze and their vehicles.
“Also, the arsonist/murderers on sighting the responding joint security forces abducted two Police operatives, the driver of the second vehicle and took to their heels. No U S citizen was in the convoy.