Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Anambra State

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By BARBARA KALU, Awka –

No fewer than three police officers have been killed by unknown gunmen on Friday in Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Saturday.

DSP Ikenga stated that on Friday at about 2.40pm, police officers attached to Ihaila Area Command, responded to a distress call along Isheke Road, Ihaila, and recovered three bodies of fatally wounded policemen.

He said the officers came under attack and their vehicle was set ablaze by the armed men.

The spokesman said the deceased policemen were attached to the Explosives Ordinance Department (EOD), Delta Police Command.

According to him, the trio were on assignment en route to Abia when they were attacked in Ihiala area.

He said efforts are currently on to track the gunmen.

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