On Thursday, at about 1:35pm, unidentified gunmen attacked a bullion van transporting money from Ìwó road to idi-ape in Ibadan, Oyo State.
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Eyewitnesses say that while the bullion van was in transit around Gate in Ibadan, gunmen overtook the van and shot at the transporting vehicles until it came to a halt. Reports say that two police officers died, while they also killed one civilian who was on a bike. Police officers killed one of the gang members during the shootout as other motorists in the area sustained injuries.
Speaking of the horrible event, the state Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, confirmed the reports of the dead police officers, civilian and other injuries to motorists. She also urged the residents of the area to remain calm as security officials are working to track down the culprits.