INSECURITY: Bandits attack Congregations in Ondo churchJune 5, 2022
Worshippers were feared dead today as suspected bandits opened fire on worshipers at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, in Owo council area of Ondo State capital, today, June 5, 2022.
It was gathered that the heads of state security agencies have rushed to the ancient town
A member of the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, in Owo council area of Ondo State, Kehinde Ogunkorode has confirmed that gunmen suspected to be kidnappers attacked the church killing no fewer than 25 worshippers.
The state police spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami said the command would speak on the ugly incident later.
According to Ogunkorede Kehinde” lt was like a movie, they invaded the church and shot indiscriminately.Several people were killed including children and women.
“It was when they wanted to abduct the priest that they threw dynamite into the church.
Another source confirmed that no fewer than 25 corpses have been moved out of the church with many casualties lying at the Federal Medical Center, Owo, for medical attention.
According to him “some gunmen invaded the church during service, opened fire and killed no fewer than 25 members of the church.
“The congregants were caught unaware by the killers. They also used explosives but many were shot.
The state police command was yet to react to the killings in the ancient town.