Unknown gunmen have shot dead seven policemen who were on patrol at Galadimawa Roundabout, along the Nnamdi Azikiwe Road, Lokogoma District, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
It was learnt that the assailants, who were in a vehicle shot the men in a surprise attack and zoomed off after the dastardly act around 8pm on Monday.
But it could not be immediately ascertained if the attackers went away with the firearms of the dead policemen.
The bodies of the slain cops were later evacuated from the scene in a police van. The pictures of the men later surfaced online.
One of our correspondents who visited the crime scene saw a few policemen looking worried and sorrowful over the murder of their colleagues.
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