How Gunmen Killed Four Persons In Imo State Including Policemen on Monday(Video) | #NwokeukwuMascot
Not fewer than four people were killed by gunmen on Monday even as they attacked Point of Sale (POS) operators in Imo State, South East Nigeria.
The incident, Newsmen gathered, happened at Ohii junction located on the Owerri – Orlu Road.
According to eyewitnesses, two of the victims were said to be policemen who were on duty in the area during the unfortunate attack.
A video of the incident seen by newsmen on Monday evening showed the lifeless bodies of the victims.
A Facebook user, Anyaeri Bright who shared a video clip of the incident confirmed that two policemen and two civilians allegedly lost their lives in the attack, Click here to watch video of the scene.
However, it was gathered that the fleeing gunmen opened fire at the junction which claimed the lives of the victims.
As of the time of filing this report, the reason for the attack had yet to be ascertained.
This is even as some Point of Sales operators where attacked and monies dispossessed in parts of Owerri on Monday.
Another eyewitness, who simply gave his name as Iheanacho said "earlier today, around 9am, some armed men in a Corolla vehicle attacked some POS shops and passersby just before Rapour junction, dispossessing them of cash and valuables.”
Another resident, Ikechukwu Eze disclosed thar some POS operators were robbed at Amawire – Orji on the Owerri – Okigwe Road.
Iheanacho also disclosed that around 8 am on Monday, some criminals stormed Christiana junction at Egbu Road and robbed POS operators.
When the spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, was contacted on the incident, he said he had yet to be informed.
He promised to make inquiries and get back to SaharaReporters but had yet to do so as of the time of filing this report.