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Deadly Bank robbery attack leaves scores dead in Offa

Bank’s robbery operations which took place at Offa in Kwara state early morning on Thursday has left scores dead.

DAILY ASSET learnt that gunmen stormed the bank which is located at a busy area and began sporadic shooting thereby causing pandemonium as people were running hetero skelter with some people running towards the direction of the robbery operations.

A resident of the area, who gave his name as Taye Odewale, told explained that armed robbery operations lasted for hours without challenges from security operatives.

The robbers, she said, shot sporadically forcing residents and businesses to close shop in the Sanni Aba area of the town. “Those of us close to the banks were indoors, while some were taking cover elsewhere.

Heavy gunshots were heard and dynamites were being used. “The operation lasted for more than one hour. When we went out after the operation, four persons were already killed,” the source told our reporter on Thursday.

The robbers who came with heavy weapons and dynamites which they used for the operation, carted away huge amount of money and cars before escaping through Igosun route in the area.   

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