Kaneshie Shootout Two dead in Kaneshie shootouts

The robbers shot dead the Forex Bureau attendant and injured five others.

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Two people are feared dead while five others are critically injured in a gun battle between the Police and armed robbers at Obetsebi Lamptey Circle near Kaneshie, a suburb of Accra.

An eyewitness says the three heavily armed men successfully robbed a Forex Bureau in the area, but started firing into a crowd whose attention had been drawn to an alarm raised by the Forex Bureau attendant.

The witness said the robbers started firing  in a bid to escape with their booty.

The robbers are suspected to have shot and killed the Forex Bureau attendant and injured five others.

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The Police who engaged the robbers in a gun battle, critically injured one of the three robbers.

The remaining two were then chased by the Police and workers of Abossey Okine to the SIC office near Royal House Chapel on the Circle-Kaneshie road where the pair were eventually arrested.

Reports indicate that the wounded robber was  feared dead upon arrival at the hospital, while the other injured persons are in critical condition at the hospital.

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