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Four policemen, two others Killed By Police Men In Ebonyi State

Four police officers were shot and killed by gunmen yesterday at the well-known Ebyia Bridge Checkpoint on Hill-Top Road in Abakaliki. Two women who were with them at the duty post at the time of the incident were also shot and killed.

 

Police Public Relations Officer DSP Ukandu Joshua confirmed the attack in a statement, stating that four police officers were shot and murdered by unidentified assailants.

 

“Today, August 3, 2024, at approximately 5:00 am, armed thugs ambushed and fired intermittently at Command personnel stationed at the Hill-Top stop and search/pin-down location on Nwofe Road, on the outskirts of Abakaliki.

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“The operatives engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun duel, and in the ensuing gun battle, the hoodlums scampered and abandoned a pump action rifle which was recovered.”

 

However, four (4) of the operatives paid the supreme price, while two (2) civilians were caught in the crossfire and killed,” the statement read.

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