The operatives of Anambra State Police Command have killed two gunmen in Nkpor, Idemili Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the operatives while on patrol along Obosi Nkpor Road were accosted by the gang in white Toyota Hiace bus, red Toyota Corolla and a motorcycle.
The police spokesman in the state, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, in a statement said when operatives engaged the armed men in a gun battle, killed two of them and recovered one pump action, one locally fabricated pistol and a red Toyota Corolla with registration number AKD 303 DW.
According to him, some of the hoodlums fled in a Toyota Hiace bus and a motorcycle.
The police had intensified patrol in the area and improved operations to respond to distress calls, he said.