Three policemen reportedly died as a result of gunshots in Enugu, a city in southeast Nigeria.
The Wednesday evening event took place in the state capital’s New Haven neighborhood.
Although the attack’s specifics are still hazy, NEWS DIRECT have gathered that it took place on Wednesday night at 10:30 pm near the Block bus stop.
A security alert sent out by nearby residents read: “It happened at Block bus stop in front of Frank supermarket.
“Three policemen down already. Guys for our information, in case we still dey outside avoid New Haven (In case you are still outside, avoid New Haven).
“Two battered policemen are still lying lifeless here.”
The message was accompanied by a video showing the policemen suspected to be dead, inside a gutter.
Meanwhile, the spokesman for the state police command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe did not reply to a text message sent to his mobile line or answer his calls.