A policeman was spotted taking cover in a nearby shop after gunmen went on rampage in Enugu, the State capital city, killing three policemen and abducting three civilians including a woman.
The incident, which took place near Cashew Bus Stop, close to Timber Junction, Loma Linda Estate Independent Layout, about noon, saw the gunmen attacking and killing the policemen at a checkpoint.
It was gathered that the policemen were on stop and search when the gunmen who had allegedly kidnapped a man very close to Treasure Point, along Ugwuaji Road, stormed the checkpoint and opened fire, killing the three cops at the spot.
In the cause of the heavy shooting, a tricycle (Keke) rider was said to have sustained gunshot wounds, while some other people sustained varying degrees of injuries as they tried to escape from the scene.
Twitter user, @m_microstrategy who shared a video of the policeman, wrote;
“In my life I have never seen a police man look this traumatized. This was happening in Enugu while the Ibadan attack was happening. 3 police men ended up dead, a woman and her driver kidnapped while stray bullet also touch another guy. Insecurity in this country is very scary!“