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Breaking News! Robbers Gunned Down In Kumasi After Fire Exchange With Ghana Police

Police in the Ashanti Region have gunned down two suspected armed robbers throughout a shoot out at Santasi, a suburb of Kumasi.


The Regional Police Command deployed a group of officers to the vicinity upon a tip-off about a theft operation closing night.


Two of them had been killed in the technique while a police officer sustained injuries.


Speaking at a information conference, the Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP David Agyemang Adjem entreated the public to useful resource in the arrest of different members of the gang who fled the scene.


“While the police were on their way, they met a black BMW saloon auto with registration number GR 7615-12 with about six humans on board. Upon seeing the police group they opened fire. The police back fire and the suspects in attempting to break out, resulted in the loss of life of two of the people on board the BMW saloon car. A police officer was also injured and rushed to the medical institution for treatment, but he is in secure condition. Meanwhile, the last suspects who are believed to have sustained gunshot wounds deserted their automobile and managed to escape,” the police said in the statement.


According to the press statement, individuals of the Anti-Robbery Taskforce were dispatched to the scene.


The gunshots drew a giant crowd from nearby residences to the scene, a scenario that affected the police operation.


The presence of the crowd meant the police had been restricted in firing at the robbers as four of the suspected robbers managed to escape.


Both police operational car and the BMW vehicle used by the suspected robbers had their windscreens damaged in the process.


Police retrieved one AK-47 assault rifle and a foreign pistol from the suspected robbers.

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