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Gun-wielding bandits have robbed a popular supermarket, Uzorbest Super-market Limited, at Onu Asata Junction of Enugu metropolis carting away goods worth over N1 million.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the robbers carted away 18 bags of 50kg foreign and local rice, 10 bags of 10kg rice; 30 cartons of noodles, and five bags of 20kg semolina.
The armed bandits also took away four giant cooking gas cylinders from a neighouring shop to the Supermarket.
The Eastern Updates gathered that the bandits arrived at the Supermarket in three Hilux jeeps in commando-style at about 6 p.m. on Monday.
The super-market attendance, Mr. Sunday Ngwoke, told reporters that the bandits numbering about 15 were wearing black face masks and one of them kept shouting ‘load these bags quickly’’.
He narrated that; ‘At first I thought they were government officials that came to check for the standard of the products.
‘I struggled to restrict one of them not taking the first bag of rice but when I saw the big gun one of them was holding I restricted myself.
‘They parked the whole items I mentioned to you earlier and loaded it into the three Hilux jeeps as been commanded by one of them.
‘Before they left, they started shooting sporadically into the air and scared everybody away.
‘We thank God no one was hurt throughout the incident and they did not take a kobo from the supermarket just the foodstuffs and the four giant cooking gas cylinders of our neighbor,’ he said.
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