A robbery incident led to the death of two policemen at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport,
Lagos on Wednesday night. The deadly looking robbers, numbering over
10, beat the airport security network to unleash terror on the entire
airport. They also made away with huge amount of foreign currencies from
some bureau-de-change operators.
reports that the armed robbers had entered the airport through the
terminal zero, proceeded to the arrival hall and penetrated the
departure hall of the terminal.
amount of money transported in a bullion van en route to Dubai to the
departure lounge, they struck as as soon as the monies were carried in
bags to the departure lounge.
that on entering the terminal, the armed robbers ordered all the users
of the airport to lie down while those who refused to comply were shot
the robbers were said to have been engaged in a gun duel for about 30
minutes by policemen attached to the airport. The gunfight, it was
learnt, resulted in the death of two policemen and one armed robber, who
was said to have tied local magical bands all over his arms and body.