2 lawyers, 2 policemen among 10 killed by armed gang in Ebonyi

Two lawyers and two police men were among ten persons shot dead on Wednesday by an armed gang in Ebonyi State.

The armed men were sasi to be shooting sporadically as soon as they arrived Isu and Onicha Igboeze communities, Onicha Council Area of the state.

The two policemen killed were reportedly killed in Isu while the lawyers and other victims were killed in Onicha Igboeze.

It was learnt that the lawyers ran into the gunmen, who were said to be riding a Toyota Lexus SUV and were killed immediately while the bandits burnt burnt their own vehicle and jumped into the lawyers’ car to escape.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident, said she was yet to be briefed.

She, however said the Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Garba, has dispatched a team to the area.

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