Two people have reportedly died following a robbery attack at a Union Bank branch in Ekiti state. The robbers made use of explosives which made the attack deadly.
The robbery took place in the Union Bank in Ilawe Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State and lasted for over one hour.
A policeman and a bank worker were killed in the attack. The policeman was reportedly an orderly attached to one of the council bosses in the state. Another bank worker was also shot by the bandits in the arm but it wasn’t fatal.
According to sources, the armed robbers invaded the bank beside Alawe’s palace and broke the security door with the aid of a dynamite before entering the banking hall. The dynamite also blew up a blue color Toyota Camry parked close to the bank building.
The armed bandits succeeded in making away with an unspecified amount of money.
It can be recalled that about 30 armed robbers attacked three commercial banks in Offa, Kwara state last night, killing at least three Police officers in a shootout.
The robbers were said to have had a free day robbing while the operation lasted.
The Kwara state Police Public Relations Officer who confirmed the incident said banks 3 policemen were killed during the operation.