Three Policeman have been reportedly murdered in cold blood, in Ebonyi State by gunmen.
A source, privy to intel Region, confirmed that the policemen were murdered by armed gunmen on Monday night in front of a police station along the Enugu-Abakaliki highway.
The policemen, who were said to have mounted a roadblock in front of the station, were killed when the gunmen opened fire on them.
According to the Nation, the gunmen were in a hummer bus, which the policemen may have mistaken for a commercial vehicle.
“The remains of the three police victims have been deposited at a mortuary in Abakaliki after they were confirmed dead by doctors,” the source said
At least 10 policemen were gunned down in Enugu in two different attacks by gunmen who stormed checkpoints last week.
When called, Police spokesperson, Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident
She however said she cannot give details of casualty figures until after a visit to the scene of the incident.