Some gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked a bullion van in Ondo State.
The bullion van belonging to a business financial institution was attacked at Emure-Ile junction, within the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo state.
The particulars of the assault are nonetheless sketchy.
However, it was learnt that the dare-devil robbers have been stated to have carried out the assault, whereas the bullion van was on movement.
This is the second time that such assault might be carried out in a single month.
SaharaReporters remembers that some males, suspected to be armed robbers attacked a bullion van conveying money to Akure, the Ondo state capital.
The assault occurred in Ondo city, headquarters of the Ondo-West Local Government Area.
The robbers, nonetheless, failed within the operation as a mixed staff of safety operatives thwarted the transfer.
Three policemen, nonetheless, sustained gunshot accidents through the incident.
“The driver of the bullion van and the police team were alerted to the danger ahead by another bullion van driver and police escorts heading to Ondo, which made them to make a detour immediately.
“The robbers gave them a hot chase and started shooting at them, resulting in the injuries sustained by the three policemen during the exchange of gunfire,” a resident stated.