An armed robbery operation is going on at First Bank in the Mpape area of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
An eyewitness said the bank has been surrounded by policemen and soldiers.
The robbers, who stormed the bank Saturday morning, are trapped inside.
About 3:20pm: The attack has been successfully foiled and the robbers apprehended.
UPDATE ON MPAPE, ABUJA ROBBERY SIEGE
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ASP Yusuf Mariam, FCT Police Command Deputy Public Relations Officer, in a statement, said: “Four suspects were arrested and one shot dead while trying to escape. The Commissioner of Police has ordered a discreet investigation of the incident”.