BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen attack Police Checkpoint, burn patrol vehicles [PHOTOS]
A police checkpoint was attack by Unknown Gunmen in Nsukka area of Enugu State.
POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that the incident occurred at Umeano Junction, Ibagwa-Ani, Nsukka LGA on Friday morning leaving residents in panic.
An eyewitness, Reuben Eze said; ”the unknown gunmen visited the police check point at Umeano junction, shot one police officer and set their vehicle ablaze. I was going to Nkwo Ibagwa when I heard a bang at the junction. Suddenly, the police men at the junction started running away and before you know it, their vehicle was set ablaze.”
Mr. Eze also revealed that ”there is virtually nobody on the road now even as today is Nkwo market day of the community.
However, all efforts to get the reaction of the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Daniel Ndukwe proved abortive as calls went unanswered.