The Ondo State Police Command on Friday dismissed a report of an attack on its operatives by Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the state.

A report emerged on social media earlier on Friday that terrorists attacked a police patrol vehicle at the Ipele area of Owo Local Government Area of the state and injured some operatives.

The report added that ISWAP had taken responsibility for the attack.

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The command’s spokesperson, Funmilayo Odunlami, who addressed journalists in Akure, urged the people of the state to disregard the report.

She said: “The report is not true. There was no place in Ondo State where our men or vehicles were attacked by any group.”

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