A statement from the Enugu State Police Command said the shooting took place on Wednesday and that five other persons were injured during the incident.
The statement, signed by the command’s spokesman, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, named the dead as Sunday Eze and Nebechi Mba, adding that their bodies had been deposited at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu mortuary.
Amaraizu said the police had launched a full scale investigation into the matter to ascertain its root cause.
He said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abubakar Mohammed, had urged members of the public to remain law-abiding as the police had beefed up security in the area. (NAN)