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Gunmen kill 3 policemen at checkpoint in Delta

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Suspected gunmen have killed three policemen attached to the Divisional Police Headquarters, in Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State.

The incident was said to have taken place on Wednesday at 7:40a.m, at a checkpoint mounted by the late officers along the Obeti/Oliogo Road in the local government.

The patrol van of the cops, a Toyota Sienna, which was recently donated to the Umutu Police Division, was razed down.

Unconfirmed reports said the three cops, who were in the space bus at the time it was set ablaze, were burnt beyond recognition.

Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta State Police Command, Bright Edafe, has confirmed the incident but did not give details.