Police are on a manhunt for four (4) suspected robbers who shot and killed two persons on Friday afternoon in broad day light bank robbery at the Pelungu market in the Nabdam District of the Upper East region.
Witnesses say the masked men on motorbikes stormed the market and fired indiscriminately as they robbed the Pelungu branch of the First Allied Bank.
Struck by fears the people looked on as the suspects escaped with the monies taken from the bank.
Reports say they swiftly carried out the operation before the Police arrived.
An Assemblyman for Zanlerego Dalaga Electoral Area, Walaa Dagbaama said the gruesome act has triggered panic among the residents.
The incident has fuelled concerns about growing insecurity in the region as robbers emboldened by the slow response by the Police.