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How Daredevil Robbers Attacked Bullion Van In Anambra

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Gunmen suspected to be robbers, on Thursday, November 10, 2022, attacked a bullion van in Ufuma, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

A source who spoke to Daily Post said the bullion van was conveying cash to an undisclosed location when the gunmen trailed them to the agrarian community of Ufuma, and opened fire on the truck and security men accompanying it.

“It happened at about 5pm today (Thursday), and there was heavy shooting in the area.

“All the residents of the community fled, while security operatives attached to the bullion van battled the armed robbers. The police was able to stop them from succeeding,” the source said.

Meanwhile, the State Police command has confirmed the incident.

Toochukwu Ikenga, the spokesperson of the command, said the event happened at about 4pm, but the armed men were eventually repelled.

He said: “Operatives attached to the bullion van gallantly repelled the attack. The incident happen at about 4pm in Umunebo junction, Ufuma.

“The Commissioner of police CP Echeng Echeng has since ordered an immediate manhunt on the attackers. The operational vehicles belonging to the armed robbers have been recovered.”

He said a Lexus jeep and a highlander jeep belonging to the robbers have been recovered. Other items recovered are: one empty magazine, defaced bullet proof vest, charms, and some incriminating items.

Source: Daily Post

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