Gunmen destroy worshippers at Nigeria church

Gunmen has attacked a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria’s Ondo condition all through mass, killing many individuals, community media studies.

A physician at a clinic in Owo, a town in the condition in Nigeria’s southwest, informed Reuters that “quite a few worshippers were brought in lifeless”.

Funmilayo Ibukun Odunlami, police spokesperson for Ondo state, said on Sunday “there was an incident these days at the Saint Francis Catholic Church in Owo” and police would concern a assertion before long.

Local media stated gunmen had fired at worshippers and detonated explosives at the church.

Africa’s most populous region has witnessed assaults and kidnappings for ransom by armed gangs, generally in its northwest. These assaults are unusual in southwestern Nigeria.

Ondo point out governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu stated he was heading back to the point out from the capital Abuja right after the “unprovoked assault and killing of harmless individuals of Owo.”

“We shall dedicate each out there useful resource to hunt down these assailants and make them pay,” he claimed in a assertion.

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