Six Policemen Killed in Suspected Gunmen Attack on Police Checkpoint in Ebonyi

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Suspected gunmen launched an attack on a police checkpoint at Ebiya Bridge in the Hilltop area of Ebonyi Local Government.

Sources on the ground reported the murder of six policemen and the tragic deaths of two young girls believed to be civilians during the violent onslaught.

This recent attack relates to a similar incident on November 17, 2023, when two police officers on patrol fell victim to suspected gunmen at the same location.

Meanwhile,Despite several attempts to reach out, the Ebonyi Police Command has not confirmed the latest incident, as calls to the Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Joshua Ukandu, went unanswered.

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However,The attack on Friday marks the latest in a series of assaults on police facilities in the South-East region, where several public facilities have been targeted, resulting in casualties among security agencies and civilians.

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