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Armed gang raid several shops in Calabar

13 April 2015, 17:44

Calabar - An armed gang of six robbers raided several shops on the eve of the Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections in Cross River State, Punch reported.

The gang has caused a panic in the state because several people were injured during the stampede while running for safety. It is alleged that about 15 people were injured and have been since taken to hospital.

Also read: 30-man robbery gang invade communities in Abule-Egba

According to reports, the robbers took advantage of security officials and police being busy getting ready for the elections. The robbers stormed supermarkets, filling stations and pharmacies to name a few.

They had been travelling in a stolen vehicle and shot sporadically, injuring 15 people.

No arrests have been made yet as police continue with investigations.

For more on this story visit Punch

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