JUST IN: Tension in Anambra as Unknown Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint, Kill Many

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There is tension after gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in Anambra State.

Our correspondent gathered some are feared dead during the attack with others reportedly injured.

The incident occurred around 10:30 am between the Ihiala-Uli axis in Ihiala local government area.

The incident forced commuters to run for their lives as the gunmen shot non-stop.

The Nation gathered 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 up calls for confirmation when contacted.

But one of the senior police officers, who spoke with our correspondent in confidence, confirmed the attack.

The source said:” I’ve not heard of any death but I can tell you there were casualties during the gun battle”

The source added Police Commissioner Echeng Echeng has dispatched a special squad to Ihiala to quell the situation.

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