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Police kill 2 suspected armed robbers in Delta, recover arms

Men of the Nigeria Police Force”A” Division in Warri South Local Government Area, on Monday gunned down two suspected armed robbers at Odien Street in Essi Layout.

DAILY POST reports that the police also recovered a locally made AK47 rifle and a magazine, with several stolen mobile phones.

It was learnt that the suspects had robbed and dispossessed some girls of their mobile phones and other valuables in the area before the Police on routine patrol stormed the area following a distress call.

DAILY POST gathered that the deceased suspects quickly engaged police in a serious exchange of gun fire.

In the process, two of the suspects sustained serious gun shot wounds, while others escaped from the scene.

The suspects later gave up the ghost on their way to the hospital in Warri.

Contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa confirmed the report saying, “Yes I know. It is confirmed. They called since morning.”

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