BREAKING; Three Policemen shot dead in another bloody attack

BREAKING; Again, unknown gunmen shoot three Policemen dead in checkpoint attack

No fewer than three policemen were killed on Thursday when unknown gunmen attacked a police checkpoint around the Maryland axis, Independence Layout in Enugu State.

It was gathered that the gunmen numbering about six came in Mercedes Benz and Toyota Jeep with masks on their faces.

Eyewitnesses said the attackers shot sporadically, causing pandemonium in the area and forcing many traders therein to flee their shops for safety.

One of the eyewitnesses was quoted to have said: “I was in front of my shop when the policemen stopped the gunmen and asked them to pack and come out from their cars.

“Immediately they came out from the cars, and started shouting and shot 3 policemen who died on the spot while other policemen at the checkpoint abandoned their Hilux and ran away,” the eyewitness said.

When contacted the police spokesman of Enugu state command, Daniel Ndukwe said “Information surrounding the incident is still sketchy.

“Meanwhile, manhunt of the hoodlums have been initiated. Further development will be communicated, please,” he said.

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