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Friday, 5 June 2020

In Daring Raid, Robbers Kill 8 Police Officers Rob Bank in Kogi State (Graphic Photos+Video)

Many feared dead as robbers attack bank and police station in Kogi state (graphic photos/video)
Tragedy struck today in Isanlu, Kogi State, when daredevil robbers numbering over 18, stormed a police station and a bank, killing many.

At least eight police officers and a civilian were killed by dare-devil armed robbery gang in Isanlu, Yagba East Local government area of the Kogi State Thursday.


The tragic incident which occurred at about 12 pm on Thursday sent the whole community into pandemonium as residents ran for their lives.

According to an eyewitness account, the daredevil robbers stormed Isanlu Community to rob a branch of First Bank in the town but first attacked the police station.

It was gathered that at the police station, the armed robbers used dynamite to blow up the Divisional Police Station, killing the Divisional Police Officer and seven others.


It was learnt that after attacking the Police Station, the robbers moved to the bank where they opened fire and killed a woman who came to transact business.

While the robbery operation lasted, the people of Isanlu Community ran for cover in order not be caught in the sporadic shooting.

Meanwhile, in a video of the incident that had gone viral on social media, mangled bodies of the slain police officers were seen on the ground while the Divisional Police Station was shattered by the explosion.

The State Police Public Relation Officer, DSP William Ayah, when contacted, said the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba Ede, had deployed Anti-Robbery Squad in Isanlu.

He said the Deputy Commissioner Police in charge of Operations had also been deployed to the community.

He said investigation into the incident had commenced.

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So sad! Armed robbers reportedly attacks First Bank and Police Station in Isanlu, Kogi state. The DPO and a number of policemen killed.
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For well over 2 hours today, at least 18 armed robbers laid siege to Isanlu in Yagba East LGA of Kogi State, killing many at the police station opposite the LG headquarters, including the DPO, as well as many civilians at First Bank – the only commercial bank in the town.
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Black Thursday in Isanlu Yagba East Local government of Kogi State.
Armed robbers attacked First Bank plc branch in the town killed Police DPO and many others
SAD 😭😭😭😭

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BLACK THURSDAY IN YAGBA EAST AREA OF KOGI STATE.
JUST IN: Armed Robbers attacked the first bank and went straight to the police station and kill all the officers on duty more than 8 officers were killed including the DPO and passerby According to reports reaching me.

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