Osun: Robbers Attack Bank, Kill One Person



Dare devil armed robbers on Tuesday attacked a commercial bank in Iree, Boripe Local Government Area of Osun mState, killing one person.

It was gathered that the robbers arrived at the bank, located beside the palace of Aragbiji of Iragbiji at 3:00pm and operated for about 30 minutes.

It was also learnt that one Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) was bombed during the robbery attack.

A source who did not want his name mentioned said one person was killed during the robbery, while an unspecified amount was carted away.

It was also gathered that the robbers shot sporadically into the air and engaged the police in a gun duel before they fled the scene.

Sources hinted to Westernpost that the armed robbers escaped through Ada Road.

Meanwhile, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Yemisi Opalola confirmed the robbery attack, saying that the tactical team of the command have been sent to trail the armed robbers.


Credit: WesternPost

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