Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked a bullion van along the ever busy Ondo-Akure Highway in Ondo State, South-West Nigeria.
The incident happened in Bolorunduro area of Ondo East Local Government Area on Thursday evening.
The attack it was gathered lasted for several minutes until the robbers accomplished their mission and fled from the scene.
Confirming the incident to ait.live on telephone, spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Tee-Leo Ikoro said the bullion van was conveying money from Ondo to Akure.
He said the robbers successed in over powering the security personnel escorting the van and carted away all the money in the bullion van.
Ikoro said the robbers escaped with a Lexus SUV adding that no life was lost in the incident while some of the police escort escaped with bullet wounds.
He assured that the police is already on the trail of the robbers.
(Editor: Terverr Tyav)