The police command in Anambra state says two suspects have been arrested in connection with Tuesday’s attack on the us consulate convoy in Ogbaru local government area.


Anambra state commissioner of police, Echeng Echeng said a joint security task force comprising of police tactical teams and troops of the Nigerian army and navy, raided the suspects’ hideout at ugwuaneocha community within ogbaru lga.

According to him, the security operatives upon arrival, two persons of interest have been arrested and they are under interrogations by the police.


Preliminary investigations conducted by the police revealed that seven persons were killed in the assault. Of the seven, three were us consulate officials and four were mobile police escorts.


The police chief said further investigations are underway and findings will be shared with the public in due time.

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