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The FCT Police Command have foiled a robbery attempt by a gang in Lugbe, a suburb of Abuja. The operation led to the death of two members of the gang during a gun battle. Items recovered from the scene include two locally made pistols, nine flat screen television sets, two laptops, two cutlasses, one knife, one torchlight, one phone, wristwatches, jewellery, shoes, and others. A statement in Abuja yesterday by the command's spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah reads: "On 10/03/2018 at about 0215hrs following a distress call that some armed robbers were robbing some residents of Sauka Federal Housing, Lugbe Extension of cash and other valuables, Police operatives from Lugbe Division immediately mobilised to the scene, but were engaged in a fierce gun confrontation by the armed robbers who opened fire on sighting the team. "The hoodlums were however repelled by the gallant Policemen whose courage and superior gun power resulted in the death of two of the suspects while others escaped the