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gunmen-1-6 Two residents of Ondo State were feared dead as armed men on Thursday evening, attacked a bullion van at Elemosho Village, along Akure-Ondo Expressway in Ondo East Local Government Area of the state. According to an eyewitness account, the gunmen who were suspected to be robbers waylaid and attacked the bullion van belonging to one of the commercial banks, which headed towards Akure the state capital around 5 pm, and made away with an unconfirmed sum of money. The eyewitness said the operation lasted for about 20 minutes, while the robbers shot three people and absconded into the bush. “The robbers came to the scene in a Lexus car and waylaid the convoy of the bullion van. They vandalised two out of the three vehicles in the convoy with bullets. They shot three people before they ran away into the bush. One of the victims was alive while it was not sure whether the other two survived it,” the eyewitness added. Meanwhile, he said the men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun, came to the scene and took one victim to the hospital.

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