Four Police Officers Killed after attack on Bullion Van in Ebonyi.

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Four Policemen escorting a Bullion Van from Enugu State to Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, have been killed and two others injured following unknown gunmen attack.

Reports have it that the incident occurred at Ezzamgbo Junction in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state.

Ebonyi state’s commissioner of Police, Phillip Maku who confirmed the incident said the robbers trailed the bullion van from Enugu but were not able to gain access to it as its driver quickly drove out of the area.

“They damaged one of the tires of the bullion van, but the driver was able to escape with the van. They could not give a chase, as the driver drove towards the military checkpoint ahead,” he said

He further disclosed that a manhunt has been launched to arrest the gunmen behind the attack.

5 Comments

  1. Like a scene in James Hadley Chase. If the robbers had succeeded in getting the Bullion van, how would they get the van safe open. The job must be mastereminded by an inside man who knew before hand where the bullion van and the police escort were heading

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