Gunmen on Wednesday attacked the Police Divisional Headquarters in Atani, Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, killing four officers. 

The incident happened around 1:00 am, according to reports.

Police in the state said normalcy has been restored to the area and the
manhunt for the assailants is ongoing, assuring members of the public to
remain calm as the Police and other sister security agencies were
evolving new strategies to contain security concerns as they emerge.

The attack adds to the long list of assaults on security formations in the
Southeast region where separatist agitations are rife.

Several Police officers and civilians have also been killed in attacks.

Aside from security formations, the gunmen have equally targeted
prominent persons in the region.