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2 policemen dead as armed robbers invade Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos

Reporters365 March 14, 2013 No Comments
2 policemen dead as armed robbers invade Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos
Dare -devil armed robbers invaded the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos wednesday  night killing 2 policemen .The brazen attack  exposed the porous security network at Nigeria’s  busiest Airport.
Eyewitnesses said the  robbers, numbering over 10, beat the airport security network to unleash terror on airport users. They also made away with huge amount of foreign currencies from some bureau-de-change operators.
The armed robbers entered the airport through the terminal zero and  proceeded to the arrival hall  from where they moved to the departure hall of the terminal.
The robbers  were said to have  trailed a large amount of money transported in a bullion van en route to Dubai to the departure lounge, they struck as as soon as the monies were carried in bags to the departure lounge.
The armed robbers reportedly  ordered all the users of the airport to lie down while those who refused to comply were shot at.
They were  engaged in a gun duel for about 30 minutes  with policemen attached to the airport which led to  the death of two policemen and one armed robber.
The General Manager, Corporate Communications at the Airport, Yakubu Dati, confirmed the robbery.
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