Unknown gunmen descended on a checkpoint in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State on Saturday and shot three policemen to death.
Ebonyi Police spokesman, SP Chris Anyanwu, stated on Sunday in Abakaliki that the police operatives were killed at a border community between Ebonyi and Enugu State.
“The hoodlums operated in two Sienna vehicles, drove into the police checkpoint and opened fire on the policemen.
“Three police personnel of `Operation Safer Highway’ were fatally injured and were later confirmed dead by medical personnel,” Anyanwu stated. (NAN/vitalnewsngr.com)