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Robbers attack two banks, kill four policemen, three civilians

By Odira Nwachukwu

Four policemen and three civilians were killed during attacks on two banks in Apomu and Ikire in Osun State on Wednesday evening, The Nation has learnt.

The Nation gathered the robbers, numbering about 35, attacked the banks simultaneously at Ikire in Irewole local government Area and Apomu in Isokan local government – both off the Ibadan-Ile-Ife Expressway, Osun State around 6:10pm.

It was learnt they came into the communities through Ibadan axis and divided themselves into two groups to attack the banks.

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Four policemen and three civilians were killed during attacks on two banks in Apomu and Ikire in Osun State on Wednesday evening, The Nation has learnt.

The Nation gathered the robbers, numbering about 35, attacked the banks simultaneously at Ikire in Irewole local government Area and Apomu in Isokan local government – both off the Ibadan-Ile-Ife Expressway, Osun State around 6:10pm.

It was learnt they came into the communities through Ibadan axis and divided themselves into two groups to attack the banks.

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“The assailants fled to the bush with gun shot wounds, abandoning two of the operational vehicles they came with.

“All the corpses deposited at Oluyoro Catholic Hospital morgue, Apomu.

Efforts ongoing to apprehend the fleeing suspects.

Chairman of Police Community Relation Committee, Ikire, Chief Adegbite Adedokun, while featuring on a private radio station, Rave FM, on Thursday morning disclosed the robbers rained bullets on palace of Akire of Ikire before attacking the bank which is very close to the palace.

“They invaded our community and attacked policemen during the process, they rained bullets on the palace of Akire which is not far from the bank.

” It was unfortunate they killed people and residents of our community,” he stressed.

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Source: The Nation

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