Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen on Sunday have attacked a police check point close to the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, UNEC in Enugu State.
Two police officers were reported to have been killed by the attackers on Sunday.
The gunmen, on arrival according to reports opened fire on the officers who were manning the checkpoint, killing two of them at the spot.
The incident happened along Kenyatta Road, near the Main gate of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus in Enugu North Local Government Area of the state.
“Two policemen were killed by the gunmen. But two other officers escaped with gunshot injuries,” an eyewitness said. “We ran away because bullets were flying around here.”
A video clip, apparently recorded shortly after the attack, has been circulating on social media
In the video clip obtained by DAILY GIST, two bodies of the slain officers were spotted in the area.
While one body was lying along the road, the second body was seen inside a gutter near the scene of the attack.
Passers-by were also seen gathering around the bodies.
The police spokesperson in Enugu State, Daniel Ndukwe was yet to react to the incident as of press time.
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