BREAKING: Many Killed As Gunmen Attack Police Check-Point In Enugu

Not fewer than four policemen and some unidentified people have been shot dead on Wednesday when unidentified armed men attacked a checkpoint in Obeagu-Amechi Community in the Enugu South Local Government Area.

Besides the security operatives, many residents and passersby, who ran into the incident, were reportedly killed or severely wounded by stray bullets in the ensuing gunfight.


Daily Trust gathered that the policemen repelled the attack, although there were casualties on both sides.

Eyewitnesses said the attack, which started at about 5:30 pm on Wednesday at a busy spot at Mmiri Ocha Amodu, lasted till 7 pm.

A source, who craved anonymity, said he identified four policemen, one pastor and a neighbourhood watch officer among the dead who have been taken to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku – Ozalla mortuary.



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