Again, gunmen invade Owo

Again, gunmen invade Owo

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have launched another attack in Owo local government area of Ondo state.

It was gathered that the gunmen invaded Craneburg Construction Company around 10:00pm Wednesday night, and opened fire on everyone on sight.

The number of casualties was yet to be verified as of the time of writing this report but some residents of the community confirmed the development

A source told Blueprint that gunshots were heard when some people suspected to be terrorists invaded the town.

The residents said the incident occurred in the premises of the Cranburg Construction Company around Folahanmi Street in Owo. Three persons were said to have been hit by bullets of the gunmen.

The state police command confirmed the incident in a tweet on its official Twitter handle.

The tweet from the command reads, “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.

“Security personnel have been drafted to the area.”

Ondo State Police spokesman, Fumilayo Odunlami, denied reports of bomb explosion in Owo but said it was a shooting incident that left three persons injured.

She said investigations were already on and urged residents not to panic.

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