Many Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack St. Francis Catholic Church In Owo, Ondo State.
Tears dropped and many feared dead as gunmen attacked St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State on Sunday morning murdering many worshippers.
Owo is the hometown of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
Report from an eyewitnesses said the gunmen stormed the church during while service was going on and opened fire on the congregation.
One of the eyewitness who craved anonymity stated that the worshippers were caught off guard when the attackers arrived.
He added that the number of casualties could be higher because some attendees who were taken to the hospital gave up the ghost.
On condition of anonymity, a nurse in Owo disclosed that there are insufficient medical professionals on duty to attend to the injured victims in the hospital’s emergency unit, while some of the casualties have been transferred to private hospitals.
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