Armed robbers attacked multiple commercial banks in Uromi town, Edo State, killing many. The attacks happened on Thursday evening, Feb. 24, 2022. According to residents, 5 banks were affected in what residents say was a “coordinated” attack.
Videos and photos from the scenes of the attacks show bodies laying on the floor with blood seeping out of them. At least 2 police officers, one female and one male, were killed during the attack.
The Edo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Kontongs Bello, confirmed the attacks.
Residents claimed that security forces didn’t come to their aid as the robbery lasted for 2 hours.
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