Gunmen have reportedly attacked a checkpoint in the commercial nerve centre of Anambra state,South East Nigeria, killing three policemen
Tochukwu Ikenga, Anambra state police Command Public Relations Officer, in a statement says the attackers drove in a Toyota Sienna vehicle and started shooting at the patrol team, along Ukegbu junction by Ezeiweka road in the city center.
One Police Inspector died instantly into the shooting as two others died after sustaining serious injuries.
The Police say the attackers who are yet to be identified also set the Police patrol vehicle ablaze.
The Police say it is already on a manhunt for the gunmen, while assuring residents of more commitment in delivering their constitutional mandate of protecting lives and properties of the people.