Three policemen serving in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been gunned down by unknown assailants at a checkpoint between Fadan Karshi and Sabon Gida village.
Vice-Chairman of the Local Government Council, Abubakar Abba, who confirmed the incident says the policemen were killed on Tuesday.
He added that two died on the spot while the third gave up on the way to the hospital.
The incident was also confirmed by the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer of Kaduna State Command, Suleiman Abubakar.
Elsewhere in Bayelsa state, Unknown gunmen have killed two Policemen along the Otuogidi community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state.
The policemen were also killed on Tuesday.
According to reports, the first man died on the spot, while the second died later at a hospital where he was receiving medical attention.
The Police command in both states have now launched a manhunt for the perpetrators.