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BREAKING: Armed robbers attack bullion van in Ibadan
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Thu, 10 Feb 2022   ||   Nigeria,

Some persons have been reportedly killed at the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, Oyo state as armed robbers attacked a bullion van.

It was gathered the operation by the hoodlums has left the Idi Ape area of Iwo Road deserted.

Speaking on the incident, a resident of the area, who identified himself as Waheed Adegoke, said the robbers attacked a bullion van and carted away money from it.

“The armed robbers attacked a vehicle conveying money at Idi Ape. It happened at that junction where traffic light is.

“Some lives were lost but I don’t know the exact number. The situation is terrible,” the resident said.

Another person said the bullion van was successfully hijacked but none of the accounts could be confirmed as of the time of filing this report as the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Adewale Adefeso, could not be reached.

The resident said motorists parked by the roadside and occupants fled to different places to avoid being shot by the hoodlums.

He said policemen from the Area Command at Testing Ground, Iwo Road, came to the scene.



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