Gunmen have shot dead three policemen on Thursday, during an attack at a military checkpoint in Umunze, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The gunmen reportedly opened fire on the personnel who were manning the checkpoint, along Umunze-Ihite road, killing three of them on the spot.
Anambra Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga who confirmed the incident described it as unfortunate.
Ikenga added that a reinforcement team had embarked on a manhunt to fish out the assailants.
Writing by Muzha Kucha; Editing by Julian Osamoto