Unknown Gunmen Invade Kogi Church, Kill Two and Injure Others

Unknown Gunmen Invade Kogi Church, Kill Two and Injure Others

Unknown gunmen attacked a Celestial Church in Felele, Lokoja, Kogi State, and killed two persons while injuring three more.

The tragedy happened late on Sunday night in Felele, behind the NNPC Mega station, it was discovered.

An eyewitness told our correspondent how the shooters barged inside the chapel and started firing haphazardly.

Further reports showed that two people died instantaneously while many others ran for safety.

The Lokoja Federal Medical Center (FMC) is now treating the injured patients .

“When they entered, they started firing at everyone outside the chapel,” an observer recalled. After that, I returned to a cassava plantation to hide. What I witnessed yesterday reminded me of an action film inside another action film. No longer safe, Kogi.

The event was confirmed on Monday morning by William Ovye Aya, the public relations officer for the Kogi State Police.

Thugs, according to him, broke into the place of worship and began firing at the worshippers.

“The Divisional Police Officer of B Division Felele received a distress call that thugs had broken into a Celestial Church beside the NNPC mega station and started firing.

“Two patients were found deceased in the hospital, while three more are undergoing care.

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“The Commissioner of Police has dispatched our agents and directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of inquiry to commence,” he said.investigation to unravel the cause of the attack with a view to apprehend the perpetrators.”

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