Armed Robbers Attack Bank In Ekiti, Hold Town Hostage


Pandemonium occurred this evening in Igede Ekiti, Ekiti state after a group of armed robbers stormed a branch of Union Bank of Nigeria and killed at least one person in the process.

According to reports, the robbers who were well armed and prepared – stormed the town by 5pm and held the area hostage for over 30 minutes while shooting sporadically as security agents were nowhere to be found.

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A security guard at the bank was killed in the gunfire and many others injured.

The shocking incident which has happened in the area before – is said to have thrown the entire town into panic.

Some months ago, three policemen and four other persons were shot dead in Ilasa-Ekiti, Ekiti State as robbers invaded a commercial bank. Reports say that the robbers invaded the bank and destroyed the security door with dynamite before gaining entry into the hall.

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Two of the policemen were reportedly shot dead at the nearby Ilasa Police Station while the third, who was on guard, was killed at the entrance to the bank.

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The four other victims, who were identified as indigenes of the town and neighbouring Omuo- Ekiti, were said to have been hit by the robbers’ stray bullets.


Armed Robbers Attack Bank In Ekiti, Hold Town Hostage

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