By Emmanuel Nnaji, ABAKALIKI
Men on police uniform has attacked a bullion van at Izzhia Ngbo junction in Ohaukwu local government of Ebonyi state and killed four Policemen escorting the vehicle to Abakaliki the State capital.
An eyewitness who spoke with Akelicious correspondent in Abakaliki the Ebonyi state capital Emmanuel Nnaji said the hoodlums attempted to intercept the bullion van at Izzhia Ngbo Junction where the state government is currently building flyover, and killed four police officers.
He said the armed Robbers in a bid to intercept the van and cart away the money in it, first fired at the escort van carrying the Policemen before opening fire on the bullion van tire that led to damaging one of the tire
Four of the Police officers were killed in the process while two sustained degrees of injuries.
Commissioner of Police in that state, Philip Maku who confirmed the incident said the robbers trailed the van from Enugu state.
CP Maku further stayed that the robbers were where unable to loot the van as the driver managed to drive the van out of the area.
He said the two injured Policemen have been taken to hospital for treatment while the deceased have been deposited at the mortuary. Adding that Police has launched a manhunt for the fleeing robbers.