Gunmen Kill Three Policemen, Injure Two In Anambra

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In what will come across as a really startling development, three policemen on duty in Onitsha State were on Sunday killed by gunmen.

The incident, it was gathered, happened around 9 am on the Ukaegbu /Ezeiweka road in Onitsha.

Two other cops were injured during the shooting incident at a security post mounted by the operatives.

The vehicle of the cops was also set ablaze.

A bystander said the gunmen may have been angered by the alleged by the operatives at the security post.

The source said, “Any time they station there, the residents feel relieved because the place is a dangerous area. But the way they extort motorists is what people don’t like.

“Some people believe the gunmen are pro- agitators.”

When contacted, the state Public Relations, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident.

He said had no details of the incident yet.

He said, “The information is still sketchy. will get back you.”