Men of Fire Service in Anambra State were on Sunday night attacked by some angry youths in Onitsha for allegedly arriving late to a fire scene.

The officers were on a rescue mission around Uga junction by Atani road, following a distress call over a fire incident.

They sustained injuries while their truck windscreens and side glasses were damaged.

The youths, who accused the firemen of late arrival, pelted them with stones and sticks, leaving some of them injured and the windscreen of their trucks shattered.

Fire Chief, Martin Agbili, an engineer, described the incident as unfortunate.

He said the propagators must be arrested and prosecuted.



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