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DELTA: Three killed as robbers storm bank in Issele-Uku

AT least three persons were reportedly killed when armed robbers attacked a bank in the the Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Governments Area of the state.

The incident was said to have happened yesterday.

Explaining how the operation was executed, some eyewitnesses, said the robbers stationed their gang members at strategic positions in the town while some of them robbed the bank unhindered.

It was gathered that customers were held hostage inside the bank for almost an hour, while other gang members outside shot indiscriminately.

“Unfortunately, four persons died in the operation while many were injured and rushed to nearby hospitals,” an eyewitness said.

The acting Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.

Edafe said he was in contact with the division for quick response on the details of the incident.

He said, “I have yet to get the details of the operation, but I learnt that three persons were killed in the operation.”

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