Lagos - A gun boat was sunk when armed robbers attacked the Marine Police Post of the Lagos State Police Command in the Epe area, Punch reports.
The robbers numbering about 20, came in a speedboat to the Marine beach at about 12.30am and attempted to steal a gun boat and other ammunition.
The robbers, who escaped in their boat, riddled the station with bullets and the gunboat, which they attempted to steal, sank in the water.
No policeman was killed but some might have been injured by the bullets.
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The state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, went to the station on Sunday and assessed the damage.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Joe Offor, who confirmed the attack, said the CP had directed that the area be electrified and the gunboat replaced.
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