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Two police officers manning a checkpoint have been killed by suspected armed robbers.

A source said the robbers were riding on a motorcycle and on getting to Origa checkpoint along Kabba- Iyara Road, they opened fire, killing the two officers.

Three other policemen were said to have sustained injuries.

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 8, Ede Ayuba, confirming the incident, said: “We have mobilised and on the trail of the hoodlums. We hope to get them soon.”