An attack on an old generation bank in Ode Irele town, headquarters of Irele Local Government Area of Ondo State has led to death of one person.
According to witnesses, the robbers stormed the bank at about 4.10pm by using explosives to blast open the security doors.
The witnesses noted that the robbers carted away some amount of money.
The operation was said to have lasted 45 minutes, while the victim was hit by a stray bullet
According to the source: ”After finishing that operation inside the bank, the robbers started shooting sporadically to scare people away and to ease their escape. As they were shooting, strayed bullets hit some people who were trying to run for safety.”
Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident but said he was yet to be fully briefed.
”I am hearing it but the DPO ( Divisional Police Officer) in the town is yet to give me the details.”
Source: Naija News