Armed robbers on Tuesday attacked a Commercial bank in Iree, the headquarters of Boripe local government area of Osun State.
One person was reportedly killed during the attack on a Wema Bank branch, sending residents into panic.
According to sources, the robbers arrived at the bank, located beside the palace of Aragbiji of Iragbiji at 3:00pm and operated for about 30 minutes.
An eyewitness said one person was killed during the robbery, while an unspecified amount of money was carted away.
It was also learnt that the robbers shot sporadically into the air and engaged the police in a gun duel before they fled the scene and escaped through Ada Road.
The police spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola confirmed the robbery stating that a tactical team has been deployed to trail the armed robbers.
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