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Gunmen attack markets in Ashanti Region

Traders operating at Kumasi Central Market, Dr Mensah, Kejetia and Ashtown have been robbed by armed robbers during daylight robber operation.

A businessman who went to cash money from a bank was attacked and robbed after the robbers fired gunshots.

The robbery operation which occurred on October 31, 2020 around 12:30pm forced traders, customers and people around the scene to run for their lives.

Some of the traders told reporters that the robbers instructed them to surrender their sales.

“The armed robbers stormed Dr Mensah, Kejetia, Central Market with guns and weapons. They ordered traders especially those operating in stores to give them their money.

“They fired gunshots when they saw one business man coming out from bank with money. They took away the money and fired gunshots which forced us to run for our lives,” the eye witness narrated.

Meanwhile, the Ashanti Regional Police Command has deployed a team to the scene.

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