Many Feared Killed As Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint in Enugu

Date: 22-07-2021 11:18 am (1 week ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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Several persons including six policemen were killed when unknown gunmen attacked a Police checkpoint in Amodu, Obeagu-Amechi in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu state.

It was gathered that the gunmen attacked the checkpoint located at Obeagu Uno shortly after Inyaba Bridge around 7:30 pm on Wednesday night, July 21.

It was further learnt that unknown number of bystanders and commuters died from stray bullets while others sustained various degrees of injuries as the police engaged the gunmen in a fierce battle.

According to eyewitnesses, the attack which started about 5:30 pm at a busy spot at Mmiri Ocha Amodu lasted till about 7 pm.

The assailants who came from Agbani axis of the road had first encounter with policemen at 4 Corner and in Amagunze in Nkanu East Council headquarters before going to attack the checkpoint at Enugu South.

The hoodlums killed about six policemen at the checkpoint, burnt their Hilux van, and took away their AK-47 rifles.

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"It was around 7 pm we started hearing gunshots along the road. The shooting lasted about 30 minutes. But after the shooting, the hoodlums appeared to have overpowered the policemen as they succeeded in setting their vehicle on fire. I can’t say how many policemen were killed but the policemen at the checkpoint were six. What I can tell you is that up to six people were killed in the incident. Some of the hoodlums may have also been involved.”
a source told us

Spokesperson of the Enugu State Police Command,  Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the incident said that though the details were still sketchy, however, police have started preliminary investigation into the matter.

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"Information surrounding the shooting incidents in the evening hours of today, 21/07/2021, where Police operatives were allegedly attacked by yet to be identified gunmen at checkpoints in Obeagu-Amechi in Enugu South LGA and Amagunze in Nkanu East LGA are still sketchy. Meanwhile, preliminary investigations have commenced. Further development will be communicated."
he stated.





Posted: at 22-07-2021 11:18 AM (1 week ago) | Hero
- Goldtime at 22-07-2021 02:18 PM (1 week ago)
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Kanu boys at work ! Another mounting evidence on terrorist group leader Kanu d gamer !
Posted: at 22-07-2021 02:18 PM (1 week ago) | Gistmaniac
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- constigoldo at 22-07-2021 02:59 PM (1 week ago)
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 Cry Cry Cry
Posted: at 22-07-2021 02:59 PM (1 week ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Cnepharm2003 at 22-07-2021 06:39 PM (1 week ago)
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Quote from: Goldtime on 22-07-2021 02:18 PM
Kanu boys at work ! Another mounting evidence on terrorist group leader Kanu d gamer !
Have you fact and evidence before you start throw tantrums accusing someone else of what he's innocent of.
Moreover, what's you say on Ather innocent been killed by govt security outfits!!
Posted: at 22-07-2021 06:39 PM (1 week ago) | Newbie
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- Jiiitk4 at 23-07-2021 02:10 AM (1 week ago)
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Talk about the 13 Police officers killed in Zamfara not the once killed in Enugu because the Enugu killing was done by unknown gunmen from the North deliberately to shift their killing to Enugu state having killed so many innocent people in Imo and Abia States.
Posted: at 23-07-2021 02:10 AM (1 week ago) | Newbie
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