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General News of Sunday, 12 August 2018

Source: citinewsroom.com

Four police officers, two civilians shot by robbers at Dansoman

Four Police officers have been shot by robbers at Asore Danho, a suburb of Dansoman in Accra.

Two other civilians, a man and woman also sustained gunshot wounds according to the Greater Accra Regional Police Command.

The incident occurred at about 11 pm on Saturday, police told Citi News.

The officers were responding to alerts of a robbery which was ongoing in a house at Dansoman but were shot at, in their attempt to locate the specific house.

All the victims were rushed to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital by the driver of the Police vehicle who was waiting for his colleagues in the car.

One of the officers was shot in the chest and is currently in critical condition.

The other three officers and two civilians are in stable condition and are also receiving treatment.

No arrest have so far been made.

Recounting the incident to the police, one of the officers narrated that they were trying to locate the specific house the caller described to them but unknowingly they were very close to the robbery scene.

The Deputy Commissioner of the Greater Accra Police Command, George Alex Mensah has indicated that a manhunt is underway to arrest the robbers.