Militants Invade Lagos Community, Scores Killed

Militants believed to be from the Niger Delta region of the country invaded a Lagos suburb, Tuesday morning.
It was gathered that unspecified number of people have been killed in the community of Ewedogbon in Igando area of Lagos.
Dolapo Badmos, Lagos Police Spokesperson said the Police were aware of the invasion and had deployed large number of policemen to the area.
Residents of the community said the militants came very early and in large number, wielding guns and other dangerous weapons.
The resident who did not want his name mentioned said the militants stormed the area and started killing people.
“Please help us call emergency line right now, Ewedogbo area of Igando, LASU Road is on war, Niger Delta militant are killing people right now, no one can call or go out, I am an eye witness, please, help us spread the information,” he sent through WhatsApp
He said no one ventured out of his or her house as the gunmen occupied the streets breaking into people’s houses at will.
It was learnt that some Policemen who had stormed the area at the time the militants wreaked havoc, ran back to mobilise.
Police sources also said the police had mobilised and had taken back the community from the militants as armoured personnel carrier had been stationed in the area.

Author: News Editor

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