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Many Feared Dead, As Armed Robbers Attack Bank




At least five persons have been killed in a bank robbery that took place on Thursday, March 11.

According to reports, the suspected armed robbers stormed Okuku town in Odo-Otin local government area of Osun State and invaded a new generation bank in the community.

The robbers arrived at the bank around noon shooting sporadically into the air to create fear and scare residents away for them to perpetrate their crime.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command Yemisi Opalola said:

“The commissioner of police, Olawale Olokode, has led a team of police to the scene of the crime to dislodge the armed robbers and for possible arrest.”

According to eyewitnesses, the armed robbers stormed the bank around 1 pm and dismantled the ATM machines fixed in front of the bank. It was gathered that one of the deceased, a motorcycle operator, was said to be in front of the bank when the robbers shot him.

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