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    Breaking: 5 dead, 7 injured as robbers attack Zenith Bank, Owerri

    Five (5) people have been confirmed dead and 7 injured as robbers attack Zenith Bank, Owerri. The robbers were said to have trailed a customer with a huge sum of money to the bank.

    The robbery took place on Wednesday, 23rd February, 2017 and has left 5 people dead and 7 others injured.

    Out of the five people who lost their lives was one of the robbers, three bank security agents and the customer who was trailed to the bank, seven other people were injured in the crossfire.

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    The witness said: “The bandits on getting to the bank premises opened fire at the man as he was bringing out his money. As soon as that happened, security men at the bank responded by shooting down one of the robbers.
    “On killing of the bandit, his gang members rained bullets on the security men, killing three of them on the spot."
    The source said that the robbers later fled with their heist in a Ghana-must-go bag.
    The state Police Commissioner, Taiwo Lakanu, after the incident led officers to the scene in a convoy of three Toyota Hilux vans

    Source: naij

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