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A bank staff also died in the heist which occurred on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Other people were confirmed with injuries following the incident.

A bank in Ekiti was reportedly blown up when some robbers visited the premises.
A bank in Ekiti was reportedly blown up when some robbers visited the premises.

There was an intense fire exchange between policemen and the robbers who escaped into the bush with their loot. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered in a statement offered by DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, a spokesperson for the state police.

“There was exchange of gunshots between the robbers and our personnel. Our men tried their best to manage the situation.

“It is true that two persons were killed during the operation. The robbery was regrettable and the death of the two persons was painful.”

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A helicopter used in emergency evacuation for rescued members of the children's football takes off Tham Luang cave area in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 10, 2018.All 12 boys and their coach who became trapped in a flooded Thai cave more than a fortnight ago have been rescued, the Navy SEALs announced on July 10, completing an astonishing against-the-odds rescue mission that has captivated the world.
A helicopter used in emergency evacuation for rescued members of the children's football takes off Tham Luang cave area in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 10, 2018.All 12 boys and their coach who became trapped in a flooded Thai cave more than a fortnight ago have been rescued, the Navy SEALs announced on July 10, completing an astonishing against-the-odds rescue mission that has captivated the world.
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According to reports, the thieves had planned to escape through the road before making for the forest.

Policemen have been assigned to guard the bank to prevent future attacks says a report by NAN.