NEWS– Grief has on Sunday morning engulfed Nigerian Police after three of their officers were shot dead by gunmen in Anambra state, Nigeria’s South-east.
Information by the reporter indicates that the officers were attacked around 9 a.m. on Sunday and their operational vehicle set ablaze on the Ukaegbu /Ezeiweka Road in Onitsha, a commercial town in the state.
The officers were on security checks on the road before the attack.
Two other officers were also injured in the attack which has been confirmed by the police spokesperson in the state, Ikenga Tochukwu, the paper said.
A video clip of the incident posted on Facebook showed a corpse lying in the middle of the road, while a police truck is engulfed by fire. The scene looked chaotic, with people running and shouting.