Asaba – Suspected armed robbers at the weekend reportedly attacked a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members’ lodge in Isiokolo, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
INDEPENDENT gathered that the gunmen had earlier attacked and burgled a bush bar hotel in the area before they stormed the corpers’ lodge shooting sporadically.
Sources disclosed that three corps members were badly injured by the robbers who shot them during the operation.
Multiple sources disclosed that the bandits, numbering about five, after robbing their victims, shoot three of them in their legs and hands.
It was further gathered that the corps members were having fun that night around 1:46 am during a get-together party with their compound gate widely open whilst no security agents were around when the armed robbers struck.
It was learnt that the corps members whose identities were not immediately known were later rushed to nearby St. Francis hospital, Okpara Inland but later referred to Ovu General Hospital where they are currently receiving treatment.
The hoodlums had earlier on the same night around 2 am burgled one Queensland Bush Bar Hotel at Isiokolo and robbed victims of their valuables including cash and handsets
All efforts to reach acting State Police Spokesman, Chuks Oresewezie, proved abortive but police sources disclosed that the incident has since been reported at the Osiokolo Police Station and police are on trail of the hoodlums.