Many feared dead as armed robbers raid banks in Benue – moneyamebo

Date:

In a shocking and brazen act of violence, armed robbers struck the town of Otukpo in Benue State, leaving a trail of destruction and fear in their wake. The incident unfolded in the early hours of today, as multiple banks in the area were targeted by a heavily armed gang.

Eyewitnesses described a scene of chaos and panic as the armed robbers, numbering approximately a dozen, stormed the banks, causing many residents to flee their homes and take cover. The coordinated attack on multiple financial institutions sent shockwaves through the peaceful town, which has seldom witnessed such violence in recent years.

Local law enforcement agencies, including the police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), were quick to respond to the situation. Gunfire and explosions were reported, and an intense standoff ensued between the robbers and security forces.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

Popular

Latest Updates

More like this
Related

Throne, others destroyed as fire guts Emir Sanusi’s palace

A fire outbreak has reportedly occurred at the palace...

LG Autonomy: CTC chairmen ineligible for FAAC funds, says Ozekhome

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mike Ozekhome, has...

CBN to slow down rate hikes soon – Cardoso

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria,  Dr...

Nigeria’s FX reserves hit $34.7bn

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves have reached a high of...
bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 58,734.74 1.98%
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 3,167.33 1.64%
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00 0.06%
bnb
BNB (BNB) $ 529.80 0.21%
solana
Solana (SOL) $ 139.99 1.51%
usd-coin
USDC (USDC) $ 1.00 0.11%
staked-ether
Lido Staked Ether (STETH) $ 3,170.83 1.76%
xrp
XRP (XRP) $ 0.537565 14.43%
the-open-network
Toncoin (TON) $ 7.30 0.01%
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.111495 4.01%