A driver has been shot in a highway armed robbery attack in the Fanteakwa North District of the Eastern Region.

Some victims who suffered minor gunshot injuries were rushed to a health center at Dedeso for treatment.

Kasapa News has gathered that the six-member gang mounted barricade on Abooso to Dedeso road and succeeded in robbing many vehicles carrying market women from Begoro market and mourners who were traveling from Accra to Mpeam to attend a funeral.

The incident occurred at about 7:45 pm yesterday Friday, September 6, 2019.

The Police have since commenced an investigation into the incident.