Two policemen have been killed by unknown gunmen who attacked them at a checkpoint at Nachi community in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State today Wednesday, September 22.

The gunmen attacked the officers at about 9am, leaving three other officers with serious injuries. The officers were said to have died on the spot from the bullet wounds sustained during the attack.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Daniel Ndukwe, said the Command had launched a full-scale investigation into the incident with a view to tracking down the assailants.

“Full-scale investigation that will lead to fishing out of the assailants has commenced. Further development will be communicated, please.”he said