Unknown gunmen, Tuesday morning, attacked an Army Checkpoint at Obeagu-Amodu road in Enugu South local government area of Enugu State.
The hoodlums stormed the area in two Lexus Jeeps and one Toyota Sienna bus around 7:25 am.
They were said to have opened fire at the combined team of Police and military.
Number of casualty was yet to be confirmed but eyewitnesses said no fewer than four were killed during the shootout.
Our source confirmed heavy security presence currently in the area as motorists are subjected to stop and search.
Efforts to get police reaction failed as the Enugu Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO DSP Daniel Ndukwe did not pick his calls just as the Army are keeping mum.
Local reports say the military have invaded the area, beating and chasing the indigenes.