One mobile policeman and one civilian have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in a bullion van attack in Ondo State, Glamtush reports.
This online platform understands that the attack occurred on Wednesday evening in the Costain axis within the commercial town of Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The attack was coming barely two weeks after a bullion van was also attacked in the Emure-Ile axis of the state by robbers.
According to sources, the dare-devil armed robbers opened fire on the bullion van and the escort van while on motion.
The robbers were said to have carted an unspecified amount of money after the attack.
Confirming the incident, the Spokesperson of the state Police Command, DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, said a policeman and the driver of the bullion van were killed in the attack.
While stating that investigation had begun, the PPRO said police were already on the trail of the robbers towards apprehending them.
The PPRO added that the remains of the deceased persons had been deposited at the morgue while those injured were already getting medical attention.