Unknown gunmen on Thursday afternoon reportedly killed unspecified number of Policemen and soldiers in different locations in Anambra State.

The slain security operatives were killed in Neni, Anaocha Local Government Area in a checkpoint, the soldiers were killed at an outpost in Awkuzu, Oyi Local Government Area, both of Anambra State.

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Candidreporters.com gathered that the gunmen also set ablaze a police van in Neni, while carting away arms belonging to the slain policemen, while in Akuzu, the kiled soldiers also lost their arms to the unknown gunmen.

The spokesperson for Anambra State police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, who spoke to newsmen said the command has received the report and was working to unravel the circumstances surrounding the report.

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His words: “We are still working and trailing the news, I hope to get back to you soon, when the details are complete”.

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