Two Killed As Armed Robbers Attack Bullion Van In Abia

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Two persons including a staff of a new generation bank were killed when high-way robbers attacked a bullion van containing money they were accompanying from Aba to Umuahia on Tuesday, July 26.


The dare-devil robbers carried out the attack around Ntigha junction of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.


He explained that the robbers shot dead the Cash Officer of the bank accompanying the billion van as he attempted to escape for dear life. According to the PPRO, three police personnel escorting to the van were injured during the exchange of fire, and have been taken to the hospital.


Ogbonna said that an AK47 rifle with three loaded magazines strapped together were recovered from the robbers who fled as one of them was neutralized.



The PPRO appealed to hospitals in the state to report patients in their facilities with bullet wounds for interrogation and investigation.


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