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Armed robbers hijack bullion van in Delta.


There was pandemonium yesterday in Asaba, Delta State capital after armed robbers attacked a bullion

van around Koka junction along the Asaba-Benin Expressway carting away an undisclosed huge sum of


It was gathered that the heavily armed hoodlums, who came in a grey Sienna car, were seen shooting

sporadically before overpowering the security personnel serving as escort to the bullion van said to belong to United Bank for Africa, (UBA), and thereafter took possession of the van and emptied its vault and zoomed off to an unknown destination.

The shocking incident lasted for several minutes forcing people to scamper for safety as the sporadic shooting increased. Luckily, no life was lost.

Some policemen believed to have come from the Delta State Police Command arrived the scene of the incident after the robbers had gone before driving the bullion van to the A Division Police Station, Asaba where it was parked for further investigation.    


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