Scores Arrested  As Gunmen Open Fire On NDLEA Operatives In Lagos

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Gunmen Tuesday opened fire on a team of operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Awolowo road, Lagos.It was learnt that the gunmen opened fire at the NDLEA operatives to forcefully release the driver of a truck loaded with hard drugs.

The armed operatives also shattered the windscreen of one of the operational vehicles of the anti-narcotic agency used to barricade the truck.

The Lagos State Commander of NDLEA, Mr Umar Adoro, explained that the gunmen were repelled and the assailants took to their heels.

He said the command ambushed a gang of drug traffickers at Amuwo Odofin while they (gang) were loading illicit substances into a truck.

Out of the 51 suspects arrested in 10 raids, he said 41 were males while 10 were females.

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