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Again, gunmen kill 4 policemen in Enugu

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Gunmen on Saturday evening killed another four cops at Amodo Obeagu in Enugu South Local Government Area.

The latest incident is less than 48 hours after gunmen killed three policemen in a checkpoint along Timber Road Independence Layout in Enugu,

The development  has caused panic among residents of the state.

It was gathered the gunmen stormed a police checkpoint along Agbani Road, opened fire and killed four of them instantly.

Some of the surviving policemen sustained heavy bullet wounds during the attack that villagers said lasted for about five minutes.

Villagers further disclosed the hoodlums stormed the police checkpoint at Amodo in two Sienna cars and shot consistently for several minutes even after killing the policemen.

Last Thursday, gunmen killed three policemen at the Independence Layout and a popular leader of the Vigilante group known as Jango along Agbani Road.

It was reported that the hoodlums also attacked customs officers at Ozala near Four Corners Junction, Enugu on the same day.

The hoodlums, who killed the three policemen along Timber Road Independence Layout Enugu, were also said to have kidnapped a woman and her driver in the process.

Enugu Police spokesman, Daniel Ndukwe, did not pick calls to confirm the incident.

But a police source confirmed the incident.

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Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

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