At least three police officers have been killed in Enugu State, South-East, Nigeria.

The attack was carried out on Wednesday night while the police officers were on duty along Obeagu-Amechi in Enugu South Local Government Area and Amagunze in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state.

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The attackers also burnt the police patrol vehicle.

The police spokesperson in the state, Daniel Ndukwe said preliminary investigations have commenced and further development will be communicated.