No fewer than six persons including a motorcyclist and two bank customers have been reportedly killed in a bank robbery attack at Igarra, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State.
It was learnt that the robbers stormed the town in two Toyota Sienna buses at about 6pm on Tuesday, where some of them reportedly attacked a police station in the area and killed two policemen. The others were said to have raided a new generation bank nearby, reportedly destroyed the entry with explosives and carted away an undisclosed sum of money. The motorcyclist, bank customers and a private security man were also said to have been shot dead in the bank premises. Two banks, Unity Bank and Keystone Bank, were said to be located in the affected town and situated opposite each other, along Momomodu Ajayi road. Read more