A Chinese national has been robbed and shot by two suspected armed robbers in Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

The incident happened Tuesday morning at Sir Mass, close to the Atinga Junction.

According to an eyewitness the robbers after shooting the Chinese woman jumped onto a motorbike and sped off. The victim was later put into a vehicle and rushed to a nearby hospital”.

The suspects took away the victim’s bag after shooting her.

Police team from the regional command have been dispatched to the crime scene.

The development comes in the wake of rising cases of robberies in the country.

On Monday, a 36-year-old man was also shot and killed in a similar fashion in a daylight robbery in Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

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