Gunmen on Saturday night killed two soldiers and three policemen in coordinated attacks on two checkpoints in Enugu.

The gunmen first attacked a military checkpoint at Amechi Idodo in Nkanu East Local Government Area, Enugu State before proceeding to the border checkpoint along Enugu/Abakaliki expressway, where they killed three policemen who were manning a checkpoint.

Another policeman who was shot in the leg during the attack was said to be receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital.

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The Police in Ebonyi and Abakaliki are yet to confirm the incident.