Unidentified hoodlums have killed two police officers in an ambush in Lokoja, the capital city of Kogi State.
Authorities said the ambush occurred on Wednesday along Agbaja road while the officers were on routine patrol.
SP William Aya, the spokesman for Kogi State Police Command who confirmed the incident, said the hoodlum opened fire on the officers before they fled into the bush.
According to Aya, the hoodlums fled with bullets wounds.
He said investigations are underway to arrest the gunmen.