BREAKING: Gunshots Rock Abuja Market As Policemen Prevent Hoodlums From Looting Warehouse

File photo: Police officers at a crime sceneIt has been reported that some traders at the UTC market, Area 10, Garki, Abuja and residents of the area have been living in tension recently.According to The PUNCH, they are currently cowering in fear as security operatives battled hoodlums attempting to loot a warehouse in the vicinity.

Policemen and other security personnel are firing gunshots and tear gas to deter hoodlums who stormed a warehouse with COVID-19 palliatives early this morning.

The warehouse is located in the precinct of the Cyprian Ekwensi building and the UTC market.

A graphics designer, Segun Stickers, said the UTC market and the big shopping plaza in the area had been shut down.

“We are presently locked inside the UTC market. The police are firing gunshots and tear gas to stave off the attack by the hoodlums who were trying to loot the COVID-19 palliatives kept in a warehouse here.

“Many people were injured while trying to escape attack by the hoodlums and the whole area is…

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