Crime

BREAKING: Many dead as gunmen attack bank, Police station

About seven gunmen have reportedly attacked a First Bank branch in Isanlu town in Yagba East area of Kogi State, leaving many people dead.

After perpetuating the evil act at the bank, the gunmen, according to reports attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters in the town and killed some police operatives of the division.

According to an eyewitness, the gunmen stormed the bank premises in two vehicles and killed the security personnel in front of the gate before entering the bank. The source added that the gunmen killed several persons, which include bank officials, customers and more security personnel.

He further disclosed that the armed men stormed the Divisional Police Headquarters in the town and killed several police operatives as well and made away with weapons that belongs to the division.


When quizzed on the development, the State Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP William Ayah, said that he would not be able to give details of the incident, as he has not been able to reach the DPO and other officers of the division, but he added that the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operation has been deployed to assess the issue over there.

“Attacks on a bank and police formation was reported by civilians but I can’t give you details because the DPO on ground cannot be reached yet but the Deputy Commissioner of Police is on his way to assess the situation,”

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