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Policeman, okada rider feared dead as robbers attack bank customer in Ikoyi [Video]

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Policeman, okada rider feared dead as robbers attack bank customer in Ikoyi [Video]

Two suspected armed robbers, on Thursday, reportedly shot a policeman and a motorcycle rider around Falomo roundabout in Ikoyi area of  Lagos.

According to eyewitnesses, the two robbers were trying to hijack a bag full of money from a customer who was said to be coming out of a bank around the area when the policeman tried to intervene.

It was gathered that the policeman was shot while trying to retrieve his rifle to challenge the robbers, while the okada rider was hit by a stray bullet from the robbers who escaped on a motorcycle.

While some social media users claimed the two victims died, we are yet to authenticate this claim.

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Meanwhile, a video of police officers and other passersby making efforts to rescue the victims from the scene is presently making the rounds on social media.

Some Twitter users who were at the robbery scene took to the microblogging site to share the story.

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@IjDtreasure tweeted:

Another Twitter user wrote:

 

 

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