Unknown gunmen have killed two policemen at a checkpoint along Irele-Ajagba road in Irele local government area of Ondo State.
However, one of the policemen was lucky as he escaped with gunshot injuries.
He is now receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
It was gathered that the bandits met the policemen at a checkpoint along Ode Irele -Ajagba Road, in Irele Local Government Area of the state and allegedly opened fire on them, killing two and injured one other .
Spokesman of the state police command, Femi Josephconfirmed the incident, saying the command is on the trail of the bandits.
He said, ” We lost two of our men on duty on Monday, but we don’t know who the killers are yet , whether they are armed robbers or militants or some thugs, it is when we arrest them that they tell us who they are.
“But it is very sad and unfortunately for the command, losing our men just like that. While the investigation has commenced, we will do everything to get the bandits arrested and face the wrath of the law.”