Two persons have reportedly lost their lives after armed men raided Wema Bank in Iju area of Akure, Ondo State on Tuesday.
According to Daily Post, the armed men allegedly stormed the bank during banking hours to raid the bank but met resistance from men of the Nigeria Army and police officers.
The confrontation between the armed men and the security operatives is alleged to have led to the death of two persons.
The Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Undie Adie who confirmed the news disclosed that the police on ground were able to stop the operation; he adds that the security operatives were trailing the robbers in the bush.
He said, ”Our men are currently trailing the robbers in the bush.”
”When they were confronted by security operatives, they abandoned the operation as well as their vehicle.”
”We’ll give updates as soon as possible. I’m on my way to the town where the incident. Meanwhile, some staff and customers were equally injured during the shoot-out.”
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