Many injured as unknown gunmen attack Owo weeks after attacking Catholic church
Barely seven weeks after terrorists attacked worshippers at the St. Francis Catholic church in Owo, Ondo state, some unknown gunmen, have again attacked the ancient town.
Eyewitness reports had it that the gunmen opened fire on those at the site.
It is however not certain if there were any casualties during the attack.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Funmi Odunlami, said three persons were injured during a shootout in the town
We can not ascertain the casualty figure now and we also cannot say it was a terrorists’ attack with the use of explosives devices but tomorrow( Thursday ) morning , the EOD men of the command would go to the scene.”she said
Odunlami appealed to residents not to panic as the situation was under control.