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Angry mob set ATM ablaze in Lagos

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Different reactions, mostly violent have trailed the continued naira crisis plaguing the country. On Wednesday morning, some cash-strapped residents in Lagos set ablaze an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in Idi-Araba area of the state after it ran out of cash.

It was learnt that the nearest police patrol was dispatched to the scene and the angry crowd was put under control while normal banking activities have resumed.

Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command in a statement on Wednesday afternoon said;

“Somewhere in Idiaraba this morning, some individuals got angry that an ATM ran out of cash and set fire to the machine. The nearest police patrol was dispatched to the scene.

“Fire has been put out, crowd put under control and normal banking activities have resumed,” Hundeyin said.

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