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Read the full story of how Armed Robbers Attacked Bank In Ondo, Kill Journalist, Two Others

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July 16,was a very bad day for the people of Ilara-Mokin, Ifedore Local Government of Ondo State, as the men of the underworld visited a commercial bank in the town and ended up killing three persons.

Information gathered from one of the Ilara resident has it that the robbers came to the bank around 3 pm yesterday and shot into the air to scare those within the vicinity of the bank.

 

The resident said the robbers used dynamite to blow open the entrance and carted away an unspecified amount of money.

Bank staff and customers who were around for one thing or the other run for their lives. There was confusion everywhere,” the resident said.

“A journalist, policeman, and motorcyclist were killed by the gunmen.”

 

The journalist killed was identified to be Olubunmi Afuye. He who was inside his car when the robbers stormed the bank, was hit by a stray bullet.

Late Afuye was the Public Relations Officer of Elizade University, which is in the town where the robbery took place.

Before his appointment as the university spokesman, he worked at the state-owned Orange FM, Akure.

A policeman and one other person were also gunned down in the attack which has thrown residents into panic.

Written by: Busayo Babs

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