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Police Confirm Another Attack On Owo, Scores Injured

Rarely seven weeks after terrorists attack worshippers at Owo, in Ondo state, some unknown gunmen, have again stricken the ancient town.

Many people were said to have been wounded in the attack which took place Wednesday evening, at Folahami Junction, where a construction company called Craneburg Construction Company was located.

Witnesses’ reports had it that the gunmen started a fire on those at the site.

Another source who spoke alleged that some explosives devices were also used during the attack.

However, the calamity figure was yet to be verified at the time of filing this report but many people were said to be injured in the attack.

Contacted, the state police image maker, Funmi Odunlami, confirmed the incident but said three persons were injured during a shootout in the town

Odunlami said she could not confirm if the attackers are terrorists or mere bandits.

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

” We can not establish 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 also appealed to residents not to panic that the situation was under control.

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