Barely 48 hours after daredevil gunmen killing three police operatives and abducted two others, the bandits struck again on Saturday evening killing another four cops.
While the previous incident occurred in a checkpoint along Timber Road Independence Layout the latest attack was at Amodo Obeagu in Enugu South Local Government Area.
The gunmen were said to have invaded a police checkpoint along Agbani Road, opened fire and killed four of them instantly.
Some of the surviving policemen at the checkpoint sustained various degrees of bullet wounds during the attack that lasted for about five minutes, according to the villagers.
The hoodlums were said to have stormed the police checkpoint in two Sienna cars and shot consistently for several minutes even after the policemen were killed.
The gunmen who killed the three policemen at the Independence Layout also killed a popular leader of the Vigilante group known as Jango along Agbani Road. They also
They were on the same day said to have also attacked customs officers at Ozala near Four Corners Junction, Enugu . The gunmen also kidnapped a woman and her driver in the process.
The Police spokesman, of the Enugu State police command, Daniel Ndukwe, could not be reached on the development.