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Abuja: Gunmen attack bank, police station, kill three

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Some suspected bandits on Thursday evening, attacked the Abaji Divisional Police headquarters in Abuja and robbed a branch of a commercial bank in the area.

The incident, which occurred at about 5:00 PM on Thursday, resulted in the death of a police officer and two of the suspects.

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh confirmed the ugly incident to newsmen on Friday.

She said operatives of the command, in a combined operation with the military, engaged the armed men in a gun duel, leading to the casualties.

According to the PPRO, three suspects, including a reported leader of the criminal gang simply as Usman, were apprehended by the security agents.

It was gathered that angry mobs in the area set the body of one of the deceased suspects ablaze.

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