Fatal shootout during attempted bank robbery in Vigo

A National Police officer and a bank robber died on Friday following a shootout at a bank in Vigo, Galicia.

Another police officer is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot twice in the chest. The deputy manager of the bank was also taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries.

The bank is located in calle Doctor Carracido. The robber reportedly attempted to take customers and bank employees hostage but the incident ended up in a fatal shootout.

The robber died at the scene, while the police officer, who was in a critical condition, was evacuated by ambulance. Unfortunately, however, he did not survive the journey to the hospital.

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