Unknown Gunmen Have killed Over 3 Policemen, Others In Enugu


Not less that 6 policemen were allegedly killed on Wednesday when unknown gunmen attacked a checkpoint in Obeagu-Amechi Community in Enugu South LGA.

Many others were also said to have been killed by stray bullets in the ensuing gun battle even as police were said to have repelled the attack.

According to eyewitnesses, the attack which started at about 5:30pm on Wednesday at a busy spot in Mmiri Ocha Amodu lasted till 7pm.

The heavy gun battle led to the death of several passers-by and commuters while others sustained various degrees of injuries.

It was also learnt that the Police at Amagunze who were promptly alerted laid ambush on the fleeing gunmen that killed some of their officers.

When contacted, the police spokesman in Enugu, Mr Daniel Ndukwe said “Information surrounding the shooting incidents in the evening hours of today, 21/07/2021, where Police Officers were allegedly attacked by yet-to-be identified gunmen at checkpoints in Obeagu-Amechi in Enugu South LGA and Amagunze in Nkanu East LGA are still sketchy.

He further stated that preliminary investigations have commenced and any development will be communicated.


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