Gunmen invade Kogi community, many feared dead

Some hoodlums have invaded Agojeju-Odo, a community in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The gun-wielding men were said to have shot community members and burnt houses.

However, in a telephone interview with the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya, he confirmed the attack to our correspondent, adding that the state Commissioner of Police, Bethrand Onuoha, has deployed tactical teams to the area.

“Yes, there was an attack in the village in Omala. The CP has deployed the enforcement team along with other security agencies.”

Aya noted that an investigation is ongoing to “ascertain the cause of the attack and to unravel the perpetrators.”

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