Breaking: Robbers Attack Loaded Bullion Van In Ebonyi, Kill Four Police
Armed robbers have been reportedly have attacked a bullion van conveying huge cash from Enugu to Ebonyi State and killed four policemen escorting the vehicle.
Ebonyi State Commissioner of Police Philip Maku who confirmed the incident said the robbers trailed the van from Enugu State and that the robbers were not able to loot the van as the driver managed to manoeuvre the van out of the area.
Maku narrated that the robbers damaged one of the tires of the Bullion van but the driver was able to escape with the van. He added that thryb could not give chase to the van as the driver was driving towards the Military checkpoint ahead.
He said the police loses four of its officers in the attack while two sustained injuries.
The CP said the two injured policemen have been taken to hospital for treatment while the deceased have been deposited at the mortuary.
The Commissioner of Police stated that the Police has launched a manhunt to capture the armed robbers.