Channels Television gathered that the gunmen, numbering four, arrived at the premises of the bank which is situated along the Local Government Secretariat at about five minutes before nine o’clock in the morning and started to shoot sporadically.
This left passersby, traders and motorists scampering for their lives while the shooting lasted.
According to Kogi State Police, all attempts by the robbers to gain entrance into the banking hall proved abortive as they were successfully repelled.
While the Police lost two of their men in a gun duel with the suspected armed robbers, two of the robbers were also killed.
One, who was shot in the head, died instantly, while another one who was shot in the lap died in the hospital were he was being treated.