Some policemen were left running for their lives after being attacked by angry youths in Nkpor, Anambra State over the killing of a young man in an unprovoked encounter earlier today.
Videos shared online earlier, showed youths marching down to a police station before an attack was launched on some police officers.
It was reported that the policemen opened fire where some young men where playing football on the street amid the lockdown, a stray bullet hit one the young men and he died on the spot.
Anambra Police Command spokesperson, Mr Haruna Mohamed confirmed that some members of a police patrol team were attacked by the youths. He said an unprovoked attack was launched against a Police patrol team, with a substance suspected to be acid.
Haruna further told newsmen that “efforts are ongoing to restore sanity in the area”.
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