Gunmen have attacked and killed three Policemen on duty and set their vehicle ablaze at Onitsha, Anambra State.

Candidreporters.com gathered that it happened Sunday, around 9am along Ukaegbu /Ezeiweka road in Onitsha.

It was learnt two other persons were injured during the shooting incident in a security post mounted by the police operatives.

An eyewitness said the gunmen may have been angered by the alleged extortion by operatives at the security post.

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In the exact words of a source: “Any time they stay there, the residents feel relieved because the place is a dangerous zone. But the way they extort motorists is what people don’t like.

“The problem the Policemen have is that they don’t listen or monitor situation. People are angry because of the situation of things in the country and you continue to extort them every day

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“Nobody knows the gunmen, many people believe they are members of the Pro -Biafra agitators and the reason all of us should be careful about things we do.”

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