A group of armed robbers have carted away undisclosed amount of money in a bank raid in Ise Ekiti, Ekiti State

The robbers besieged the bank and robbed for over 25 minutes .

The incident was said to have happened around 2pm when the robbers, who came with two vehicles were said to have entered the town through Ikere road .

They shot sporadically into the air to scare those within the bank vicinity

The robbers shot a mobile policeman attached to the bank .

The policeman was said to have died instantly

Spokesman of Ekiti Command, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, said the robbers attacked the bank with dynamite and gained entry into the banking hall.

“I can confirm to you that a bank was robbed at Ise Ekiti this afternoon.

“The robbers broke the security door with Explosive Material, precisely dynamite.

“Our men are on their trail and we shall ensure that none of them escape .

“Members of the public should go about their normal duties and be rest assured that we are ready to protect their lives and property at all times”, the police spokesmen stated.

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