A police officer and motorcyclist were feared dead in an armed robbery attack on a bank in Falomo, Lagos on Thursday.
The robbery which was the first of such incident in Lagos recent times occurred on Thursday evening.
According to an eyewitness account of the incident reported by thisday, the robbers numbering about six, arrived at the premises of the bank at about 2pm on motorcycles and began to fire sporadically in the area.
The policeman was said to have been shot at close range by the robbers, while attempting to retrieve his rifle. The motorcyclist was said to have been hit by a stray bullet.
A short video trending online on the armed robbery attack shows some officers who were seen lifting the victimized officer into a van, at the scene of incident. It could however not be ascertain if the officer was still alive.