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Armed Robbers Attack two Banks In Osun

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Armed robbers attacked two commercial banks in Iree, Osun state, and shot dead a yet-to-be-identified person.

An eyewitness said that immediately the armed men arrived in the town, they shot sporadically into the air to scare the passersby and the occupants of the two banks, UBA and Access Bank,  where they carried out their operation.

According to reports, the robbers arrived at the banks some minutes to 4 pm and operated for about 15 minutes before they fled.

Also a student of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, simply identified as Olaide, said the attackers escaped through Ada/Iree road shooting into the air as they fled the area,

Confirming the incident, the Spokesperson, Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, said she could not yet ascertain the number of casualties.

Ms Opalola said police officers deployed to the area were already after the fleeing suspected armed robbers.

She said the suspected armed robbers abandoned their operation vehicles at the scene, adding that full details would be provided on the incident later.

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