Three Policemen on patrol were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Onitsha, Anambra State.
The officer’s patrol vehicle was also set ablaze.
The incident happened around Ukaegbu /Ezeiweka road in Onitsha when they were attacked around 09:00 am on Sunday.
Also, two civilians sustained gunshot wounds from stray bullet during the attack.
Some residents say the unknown gunmen are angered by the way the Policemen extort motorists.
No comment from the yet about the incident.