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How gunmen killed three police officers in fresh attack on Ebonyi police station

Three police officers were on Monday killed in Ebonyi state.

The policemen, who were said to have mounted a roadblock in front of the station, were killed when gunmen opened fire on them, along the Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway.

The gunmen who operated in Sienna and Lexus Jeep stormed the checkpoint at Obeagu in Enugu South Local Government Area.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Ebonyi, DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Tuesday, said that the command will come up with a definite statement after an investigation.

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The incident occurs about 48 hours after four policemen were killed at a checkpoint in the outskirts of the city.

The killing of security operatives has become commonplace in the country’s southeast region. Aside from attacks on security personnel, police and other agencies formations have been targeted by assailants.

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