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Updated: Armed Robbers Attack Osun Bank, Police Officer Killed (Photos)



—One Armoured Personnel Carrier APC Bombed

One Police officer , simply identified as Hammed was on Tuesday killed by Suspected armed robbers who attacked a branch of Wema Bank in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State.

CityMirrorNews learnt that the robbers arrived at the bank, located few meters away from the palace of Aragbiji of Iragbiji at about 3:00pm and operated for about 30 minutes.

A witness, who spoke to CityMirrorNews on the condition of anonymity, said one person was killed during the robbery, while an unspecified amount was carted away.

According to the witness, the Police station located around the bank was attacked

It was also learnt that the robbers shot sporadically into the air and engaged the police in a gun duel before they fled the scene and escaped through
Ada Road.

CityMirrorNews further that an armoured personnel carrier (APC) station at the town was bombed and destroyed beyond control.

The Public Relations Officer of the Osun Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Daniel Adigun, confirmed the incident.


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