Police in Owo town, Ondo State, have confirmed that unidentified gunmen stormed the ancient city on Wednesday and fired at residents.

News Report that this is the second major shooting incident in Owo town in seven weeks, following the Catholic Church massacre, which claimed lives.

The attack occurred on Wednesday evening at Folahami Junction, which is home to Craneburg Construction Company.

At the time of publication, the casualty figure had yet to be determined, but there was no death record.

The Ondo State police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Funmi Odunlami, confirmed the incident, but said three persons were injured.

The identity of the attackers, as well as their motive are yet to be ascertained.

“Tonight, there was a shooting incident at Craneburg Construction Company Owo, Policemen are currently at the scene, victims have been taken to Hospital and they are in stable condition.

“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,” Odunlami said on Wednesday night.




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