Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Ebonyi 

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Three police officers have been reportedly killed by gunmen at the border checkpoint along Enugu/Abakaliki expressway.

Gunmen in a Sienna bus were said to have attacked the checkpoint, and opened fire on policemen on duty.

Another policeman who was said to have been shot in the leg is said to be receiving treatment at a hospital in the Ebonyi state Capital.

Unconfirmed story alleged that the gunmen operated from Enugu, killed two soldiers before approaching Ebonyi.

Confirming the report, Police spokesperson in Ebonyi, Chris Anyanwu, said, “Yesterday’s attack by unknown gunmen at Ebonyi/Enugu boundary took place at about 1808hrs. 

“Three Police personnel of Operation Safer Highway, fatally injured, later confirmed dead. Hoodlums operated in two sienna vehicles, drove into the Check-point, and opened fire on the policemen”.

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