Crime

Igangan Boils Again, score Killed, Palace, Petrol Station Burnt in Overnight attack by fulani

Igangan Boils Again, score Killed, Palace, Petrol Station Burnt in Overnight attack by fulani

Residents of Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State have claimed that some suspected Fulani hersdmen invaded their community in the early hours of Sunday and unleashed terror on the people.

An activist who is also the Secretary of Farmers Union based in the town, Taiwo Adeagbo, told our correspondent that no fewer than 10 lives were lost during the invasion.

Adeagbo said no fewer than five residents were shot dead by the attackers while security agents also killed five of the hoodlums.

He said a petrol station, cars and a truck were burnt down by the attackers.

According to him, the Fulani terrorists invaded the town around 12 midnight on Sunday as they burnt many properties such as cars, a truck and a petrol filling station.

He disclosed that the exact number of people killed, injured and the number of properties destroyed remain unknown due to the fact that the incident happened at night.

Some residents also were said to have reached out to the people in town asking for security agents to come to their rescue.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, Adewale Osifeso, could not be reached as at the time of this report.

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