Gunmen kill three policemen, set patrol van ablaze in Anambra

Unknown gunmen have killed three policemen in Onitsha, Anambra State, while two civilians sustained bullet wounds in the attack.

A source in Onitsha said the attack occurred at Ezeiweka road in the commercial city, and that a patrol van belonging to the police was also set ablaze by the attacking gunmen.

“The policemen were at a checkpoint in the area, where they always station their vehicle at the junction on daily basis as one of the security posts, when the attack happened,” the source said.

The State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga confirmed the incident.

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