The Police Command in Enugu State has confirmed an attack on policemen on stop-and-search duty within Agbani Road in Enugu metropolis.
Although no casualty was reported by the police, DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that two policemen on duty were killed by the gunmen suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Confirming the attack, the Command’s spokesman, Daniel Ndukwe, said that the incident took place at about 9:30 a.m. today, June 30.
“There was an attack on policemen on stop-and-search duty this morning, along Agbani Road, close to Enugu/Port-Harcourt Expressway, by yet-to-be-identified hoodlums.
“However, details of the incident are still sketchy.
“The Command’s Tactical/Operational Operatives have been mobilised and are on the trail of the miscreants,” Mr Ndukwe said.
The spokesperson, however, did not disclose the degree of casualties or whether any officer was killed by the armed hoodlums’ attack.