Thursday, 14 March 2013
Armed robbers attacked Murtala Muhammed International Airport yesterday night
A witness told Tribune 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 at. According to Punch, 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.
The General Manager, Corporate Communications at the Airport, Yakubu Dati, confirmed the robbery.