Nigeria, April 11 -- Two security guards working at A.A. Rano filling station, Customs Junction, Ondo Road, Akure, were on Sunday found dead following an attack by armed robbers.

Although the police were yet to give details of the incident, workers arrived at the scene early on Sunday to find them in the pool of their blood.

One of the filling station's supervisors, Buhari Ashiru, said one of the victims whom he identified as Israel and his colleague were found dead when workers arrived at 5.30 a.m.

Mr Ashiru said Mr Israel was aged 45 while the other security man, whom he did not name, was 28.

According to him, the robbers had made an attempt to break into the station's safe but were unsuccessful.

He added that the robbers failed to...