The Skopje police said that armed robbers opened fire, but no one was injured. Thus far, the exact sum of stolen money is unknown.
The NLB bank chain confirmed that there were customers present during the attack. “We are happy that our clients are safe and in good condition”, the bank said. Attackers left with a still undisclosed sum of money and the bank issues a press release assuring its clients that their funds are safe and ensured against theft.
A twenty-six-year-old security guard E.E. sustained physical injuries during the robbery.