A group of unknown gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked a branch of the United Bank for Africa, at Bank Road, Umuahia in Abia State.
Truetells Nigeria understands the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon.
Eye witness disclosed that an orange seller was shot during the robbery attack at the the bank.
The victim has been rushed to Federal Medical Centre Umuahia.
Although, as at of the filing of this report, it was unclear if there were other casualties.
The attack is said to have forced many small businesses around the area to close abruptly.
Security personnel have been drafted to the roads leading to the Abia State Government House, which is not too far from the scene of the robbery according to The Whistler.