Wednesday morning was marred for residents of Tinga, a small mining community near Bole in Bole District of the Northern region.
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According to a report carried by UltimateFMOnline, a gun battle had ensued between a resident of the some armed men. The armed men are reportedly robbers who had decided to attack the area.
The UltimateFMOnline report continued that the resident engaged the suspected robbers in a shootout.
District police crime officer ASP Dartey said police personnel have been deployed to the area. An eye witness who spoke to a local radio station said the armed men fired sporadically at their targets but a store keeper also returned fire killing two of the suspected robbers.
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This is the second time armed robbery attempt is recorded in the community in a week at Tinga. The first happened a couple of days ago.
The community is in a state of fear with residents calling on the District security apparatus to beef up its security arrangements in the area.
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