Ikare - Eight policemen were shot dead by armed robbers, who robbed three banks simultaneously in Ikare area of Ondo State, Vanguard reports.
The robbers numbering about 15 shot five policemen on their arrival at the two of the banks, while three others were shot at the police station, which was earlier raided by the bandits.
18 people were killed while several others sustained bullet wounds among them a former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Ezekiel Ile-Ola Gold.
Governor Olusegun Mimiko and the state Police Commissioner, Isaac Eke, visited the town to access the extent of damage done by the robbers.
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