A video circulating online shows some unidentified gunmen walking through the streets of Owerri, Imo state.

The video was released just hours after gunmen stormed and set fire to a police station in the state capital.

On Tuesday, gunmen set fire to the Orji Divisional Police Headquarters on Owerri- Okigwe Road in Owerri, according to The Punch.

The situation created chaos in the city, as businesspeople fled, vehicles were diverted, and motorists scurried for safety after running out of options.

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Eyewitnesses told The Punch that the gunmen attacked the police station after blocking the expressway with their vehicles. There were said to have told nearby traders not to panic.

The video, however, showed some armed men walking undisturbed on the road.

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