3 policemen have been killed by gunmen in Onitsha, Anambra Province, piece 2 persons identified to be civilians sustained bullet wounds in the onset.
A source in Onitsha said the onset occurred at Ezeiweka route in the commercial metropolis, and that a patrol van belonging to the police force was also set ablaze by the attacking gunmen.
“The policemen were at a checkpoint in the area, where they station their vehicle at the junction on daily basis as one of the security posts, when the onset happened,” the source said.
The Province Law Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga confirmed the incident, saying that he would react after gathering information in relation to how the onset happened.
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