The special anti-robbery squad has killed five suspected armed robbers in Calabar, the Cross River state capital.

The incident occurred following a gun battle between the men of the squad and the robbers.

Report says five men gunned down were said to have been in a robbery operation at that axis and had robbed a brewery truck while offloading products and other people around shortly before they were killed.

Confirming the incident to pressmen at the state command in Calabar, the police public relations officer, ASP Irene Igbo said, phones, locally made pistols, live ammunitions, carriages, and cash of two hundred and sixty-one thousand naira were recovered from the robbers.

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