Bandits Spray Bullets On Bus Carrying Football Team After Returning From A Match

Bandits Spray Bullets On Bus Carrying Football Team After Returning From A Match

  • Carabobo FC will be thanking their lucky stars after they escaped being killed by bandits on their way from a league game
  • The team had lost an away fixture to Deportivo Lara at the weekend but cheated death on their way back home
  • No member of the team was injured despite several bullets being targeted at them at point-blank range

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Venezuelan outfit Carabobo FC were attacked by bandits who sprayed their team bus with bullets and none of the occupants was injured, according to The Sun, CNN.

The team had travelled to play a game against Primera Division trip to Deportivo Lara and lost by 2-1 in the past weekend.

Bandits spray bullets on bus carrying football team after returning from a match
Bandits spray bullets on team bus carrying Venezuelan club Carabobo FC after returning from a match. Photo by FEDERICO PARRA
Source: UGC

How it happened

Carabobo FC were now travelling back to their base the next morning when the incident occurred as they cheated death despite several gunshots aimed at the bus.

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Police escorting the team bus responded to the bandits who opened fire at them before the driver managed to manoeuvre his way out of the situation.

The South American club's spokesman revealed how they all survived without anyone being hurt:

"After the game and dinner the club party set off for Valencia.
"But a crane blocked the path of our bus. The vehicle was hit by several bullets.
"Thankfully the quick reactions of Carabobo state police, who were escorting the team, managed to get us out of the situation.
"We were able to escape uninjured from the threats of these anti-social individuals.
"We thank all the members of Carabobo state police for enabling our party to reach Valencia safe and sound."

There have been reports that roads in the northern region of Venezuela were not safe due to highlighting poor maintenance and non-existent policing.

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It is understood that the people fall victim to robbers and kidnappers who take advantage of the situation in the area.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Kylian Mbappe has received a backlash from fans again before Paris Saint-Germain's clash with Lyon in the French Ligue 1, The Sun, 90 Min.

The 22-year-old was subject to boos from supporters at Parc des Princes when his name was announced among Mauricio Pochettino's starting XI.

Then close to kickoff when names of players starring for the Parisians were called out, Mbappe was booed again.

The same thing occurred in PSG's previous games against Clement and Strasbourg where the World Cup winner was subject to boos from fans.

Source: Yen

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