Abuja - It is alleged that armed gunmen entered Nigeria
Television Authority offices in Onitsha and torched some of their equipment,
According to the Acting Manager, Chris Nwigwe, the incident
occurred in the early hours of the morning as the armed men tried to attack
staff workers and succeeded in burning the Star Times building only.
Security in the area state Improvised Explosive Device was
planted in the security post and burning tyres were set around the premises.
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A gun battle ensued between the armed men and police, three
suspects have been arrested for being involved.
The fire was later put down with the help of the community.
The Anti-Bomb Squad was called to evacuate the explosive
No one was hurt in the ordeal and police have ensured that
those involved will be dealt with.
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