The city of Offa in Kwara state, was thrown into a state of confusion on Thursday, April 5, as heavily armed men raided some banks and shot sporadically leading to chaos among residents and customers.
Before launching their attacks on the banks, the robbers were said to have invaded the Offa divisional police station on entering the ancient town.
There, they killed some policemen including a female personnel. Numbering about 15, the robbers reportedly arrived the town in different vehicles and also snatched motorcycles to carry out their escape.
Below are pictures showing the aftermath of the robbery in Offa:
NAIJ.com previously reported that days after a major armed robbery incident which resulted in the death of many residents of Offa in Kwara state as well as policemen, a video of the alleged operation by the gunmen numbering 15 has surfaced online while security agents continue with investigations.
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The incident happened on Thursday, April 5, and reportedly affected five banks in an operation that was said to have taken the lives of at least 50 people.
The video was posted by News Bytes.
Offa bank robbery: Why some residents were shot by armed robbers. Naij.com TV