Unknown gunmen ambushed a police checkpoint in the Enugu Capital’s Independent Layout district, killing at least three police officers.
The attack took place around 12 p.m. near the popular Cashew bus stop, close to Timber junction, according to a source who confirmed it.
When the hoodlums opened fire, three police officers were killed on the spot.
A Keke rider apparently got a bullet wound amid the heavy gunfire.
A woman and her driver were reportedly kidnapped by the hoodlums.
Enugu Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe who confirmed the incident said: “Information surrounding the incident is still sketchy.
“Meanwhile, manhunt of the hoodlums have been initiated. Further development will be communicated, please.”