An operative of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has been killed by gunmen in Ebonyi State.
The operative was killed Sunday morning, during an attack on an NDLEA team on duty along the Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway.
Another operative reportedly sustained a serious injury.
It was gathered that the location of the attack was close to a military checkpoint along the expressway.
“Unknown gunmen Sunday morning attacked a team of @ndlea_nigeria operatives on duty along the Ezzamgbo axis of the Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway, killing one of the personnel and seriously injuring one other. The incident happened at about 3am on Sunday,” Deji Adesogan, a security analyst posted on Twitter.