Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have attacked a police check point in Nsukka area of Enugu State on Friday.
Some patrol vehicles were said to have been burnt by the attackers during the incident.
The incident it was gathered left residents in the area in serious panic.
An eyewitness, Reuben Eze said; ”the unknown gunmen visited the police check point at Umeano junction, shot one police officer and set their vehicles ablaze.”
“I was going to Nkwo Ibagwa when I heard a bang at the junction. Suddenly, the police men at the junction started running away and before you know it, their vehicle was set ablaze.”
Mr. Eze also revealed that ”there is virtually nobody on the road now even as today is Nkwo market day of the community.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Daniel Ndukwe could not be immediately reached for comment on the incident.