Robbers have invaded the palace of the Emir of Minna in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Farouk Bahago, on Tuesday evening, shooting two guards.
According to a report, one of the palace staff was trailed by the gunmen, who drove in a private car after being sent to the bank to get some cash.
The Emir was reportedly in the palace while gunmen shot sporadically to scare people away before they made away with undisclosed amount of cash belonging to the Minna Emirate.
Two of the injured palace guards were reportedly taken to Minna General Hospital for medical attention.
An eyewitness said the criminals overpowered the vigilantes in the palace after a gun duel.
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