Scene of the robbery incident
Some suspected armed robbers have reportedly been stuck inside a First Bank of Nigeria branch in Mbappe area of Abuja after a failed operation.
According to a report by TheCable, the robbers had successfully gained entry into the bank on Saturday morning after sporadic gunshots, but have been unable to leave following a police siege.
Various witnesses say some policemen and soldiers were immediately deployed to the area and have surrounded the bank premises.
There is ongoing chaos in the area, a densely populated suburb, as residents and passersby have gathered, watching the scene play out.
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