Gunmen kill two at a police checkpoint
Unidentified gunmen on Friday night attacked a police checkpoint at Eku in the Ethiope East Local Government
Area of Delta State,
shooting dead a policeman and a civilian. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the incident.
NSL Learnt the slain civilian was in charge of lighting the police lamps every evening. the gunmen
shot indiscriminately into the air as they approached the checkpoint.
the slain cop was shot in the head while the civilian was shot twice and died at the hospital.
Onovwakpoye added that the police lost a rifle during the incident.