Today, residents of Okponglo in Accra experienced a Hollywood style police versus armed robbers shootout.
According to a tweet by sports journalist, Thierry Nyann, there was a massive shooting incident involving armed robbers and the police at Okponglo this afternoon.
In an attempt to arrest the armed robbers, the police had mounted a fierce chase. However, in their haste to also run away from the police, the armed robbers knocked down a hawker who died instantly.
“Guns and bullets spreading on the streets. This is terrible” the journalist wrote.
Armed robbers just killed someone at Okponglo. Chased by the police, they knocked down the hawker who died instantly. Guns and bullets spreading on the streets. This is terrible
— Thierry Nyann (@nyannthierry) August 27, 2019
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