Some gunmen Monday night killed seven police officers and two others in Galadimawa Roundabout area of Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Eyewitnesses told THISDAY that the gunmen carried out the attack around 8.30pm on Monday sending everyone scampering for safety.
According to one of the hawkers who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the gummen came for the police officers stationed at the junction.
He said civilians were not targeted except a man who was killed through a stray bullet. He noted that while the police officers died instantly, the other man received gunshot wounds and later died in the hospital.