Many feared dead as gunmen attack Anambra police checkpoint
Written by City Radio on November 8, 2022
There is tension after gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in Anambra State.
It was gathered some are feared dead during the attack with others reportedly injured.
The incident occurred around 10:30 am between Ihiala-Uli axis in Ihiala local government area.
The incident forced commuters to run for their lives as the gunmen shot non-stop.
ALL the security operatives removed their uniforms and took cover in nearby bushes and houses.
Commercial bus operators have abandoned the Onitsha- Owerri expressway as of the time of filing this report for fear of being killed.
Anambra Police spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu refused to pick calls for confirmation when contacted.
But one of the senior police officers, who spoke with The Newsmen in confidence, confirmed the attack.
The source added Police Commissioner Echeng Echeng has despatched special squad to Ihiala to quell the situation.