August 14, 2018

Ijebu – Igbo boils as 6 die in cult violence (Nation)

Ijebu – Igbo boils as 6 die in cult violence (Nation)

Six persons, including a bricklayer and whose name is yet to be verified, were said to have been gunned down and several others injured in a renewed gun war that erupted between suspected members of rival cult groups in Ijebu – Igbo, Ogun State.

While four persons were said to have been shot dead and several wounded during the clash on Sunday evening, two others got killed in a pre – dawn reprisal attacks launched by one of the feuding cult groups.

There was pandemonium. Residents and visitors scampered to safety in fear and it was learnt that some of the victims were caught in a cross – fire.

A source in Ijebu – Igbo told The Nation that three persons, believed to be members of the same family, were killed in front of their father’s house in Ojowo, another killed near the Amazing Graze Petroleum Station while two others were shot dead at Odobalogun – all in Ijebu – Igbo town. Read more

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