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Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Anambra community



The Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the killing of three personnel on Friday in Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area of the state by gunmen.

The confirmation was contained in a statement by DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, the command’s spokesman, on Saturday in Awka.

Ikenga stated that on Friday at about 2.40 pm, police officers attached to Ihaila Area Command, responded to a distress call along Isheke Road, Ihaila, and recovered three bodies of fatally wounded policemen.

He said the officers came under attack, and armed men set ablaze in their vehicle.

The spokesman said the deceased policemen were attached to the Explosives Ordinance Department (EOD), Delta Police Command.

According to him, the trio were on assignment en route to Abia when they were attacked in the Ihiala area.

He said efforts are currently on to track the gunmen.

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