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Armed robbers kill night guard, injure 12 others in Ibadan

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1 killed, several injured as unknown gunmen attack Osun community

An unknown night guard was killed by armed robbers in Oju-irin, Akobo area of Ibadan on Saturday when a 15-man armed robbery gang invaded the community.

Several others including a couple and 12 night guards sustained various degrees of injuries during the incident.

The night guards attacked were working in Yawiri, Idi-isin, Tella, Anifalaje, Apata, Iyana Akanni, and Oju-Irin areas of Akobo where the robbers operated for several hours.

The leader of the security guard in the area, simply identified as Fagbenro, said the robbers shot dead a security guard at about 1:00 a.m. along the Oju-irin road.

He said several of the guards, who were attacked by the robbers, are presently on the danger list at various hospitals across Ibadan.

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