Rampaging armed robbers in Delta State on Wednesday reportedly attacked a patrol van and killed four policemen in Ugbolu community near Asaba after robbing residents of the community.
It was learnt that the robbers, on sighting the police patrol van along the Asaba-Ugbolu Expressway, opened fire on them, killing four of the policemen, while others were injured.
Eyewitnesses told our correspondent that the police team also responded with firepower and injured four of the six-man gang. He said, “The armed robbers had just robbed residents of the community, and were on their way home when the police patrol team ran into them. They opened fire on the policemen, who equally returned the firepower. But four policemen died.” Read more