Offa bank robbery: Death toll rises to 30

Death toll  from the bank robbery attack in Offa, Kwara State has climb up to 30.

The attack which took place on Thursday claimed the lives of 9 policemen.

One of the medical doctors at the General Hospital Offa told Channels TV that 21 bodies were brought in to the facility and nine of them were police officers.

But an eyewitness, who declined to be named, said the number of casualties from the robbery attack is nothing less than 30.

“I personally counted up to 30 dead bodies and I am sure the figure might increase because a lot of people were critically injured by gunshots,” the witness said.

Report has it that over 25 robbers armed to the teeth stormed Offa town, ransacking five commercial banks along the Owode Market Area of the town.

The gunmen carted away several millions of Naira from the banks, leaving behind trails of blood.

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