Four policemen have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers at a checkpoint in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the incident reportedly happened in the early hours of Thursday, February 25.
According to report, the gunmen ambushed the unsuspecting policemen at Ayanmbat community near Idundu in the Aka Efa area of Calabar.
The policemen whose identities have not been disclosed were said to have been killed when they went to confront some suspected kidnappers.
Meanwhile, the Police is said to be on the trail of the kidnappers.