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Police foil Highway robbery attack in Buipe; engage in gun battle

The Police In the Bono Region have successfully foiled a highway robbery.

According to the Police, Officers escorting buses with registration numbers AS 3274-15, AS 1859-09, GW 5649-18 and GR 1509-10 in convoy from Buipe towards Sunyani returned fire, when some unidentified men attacked the buses in a curve between Portor and Gulumpe, near Kintampo.

The robbers were said to have been pushed to retreat into the bush ostensibly with gun shot wounds.

The incident is reported to have taken place on the dawn of October 26.

Officials of the Ghana Police Service who visited the place after the robbery attempt picked up exhibits, including a short SB shot gun and cartridges.

The Police is pleading with public, especially herbalists, health facilities and residents around Portor, Gulumpe and Kintampo areas to be on the look out for people with gunshot wounds and report to Police promptly.

Source: Mynewsgh.com

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