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Tension in Imo community as gunmen kill two policemen

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There was tension in Imo State on Monday as gunmen shot dead two policemen and a civilian at Ahiara Junction in Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area.

It was  gathered that on arrival, the attackers opened fire on the cops who were in uniform, and two policemen were killed on the spot while a stray bullet killed a passer-by.

An eyewitness, who confirmed the incident, said, “The attack came at the time the new commissioner of police in the state, Danjuma Aboki, was in the area on a morale boosting visit to his officers in Mbaise.”

When contacted, Henry Okoye, the state police spokesperson, informed our correspondent that the Command has launched a manhunt for the evading suspects.