Gunmen launched an attack at a police checkpoint at Nachi community in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State, killing two police officers.
The armed men also injured three other officers in the attack which occurred around 9am on Wednesday.
It was gathered that the policemen were on duty at the checkpoint when the gunmen took them unawares and attacked them.
Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Enugu State Police Command, Daniel Ndukwe, said the police had launched a full scale investigation into the incident with a view to tracking down the assailants.
He said, “Full-scale investigation that will lead to fishing out of the assailants has commenced. Further development will be communicated, please.”