Seven masked men wielding AK-47 rifles and pump-action guns reportedly attacked an unnamed bank’s bullion van killing one person and leaving two others including a police officer hospitalised in the Ashanti Region.
Police sources are reported as saying two officers, a driver, and a cashier of the bank were onboard the Toyota Hilux bullion van when the attack happened on Friday, September 11, 2020.
Reports say all four occupants of the van were rushed to the St. Martin’s Catholic Hospital at Agroyesum but the cashier of the bank died at the hospital while one of the police officers was treated and discharged.
According to Citi News, the driver of the van and the other police officers have been referred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital where they are currently responding to treatment, while the remains of the deceased bank cashier have been deposited at the St. Martins Hospital morgue.
A police investigation is underway into the incident.