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28.07.2022 Featured Police Confirm Renewed Shooting in Owo

Published 28th Jul, 2022

By Joseph Adeiye

The Ondo State Police Command has said there was a shooting at the Craneburg Construction Company in Owo, Ondo State, on Wednesday evening.

The police made this known in a tweet via its official Twitter account.

“Tonight, there was a shooting incident at Craneburg Construction Company Owo. Policemen are currently at the scene. Victims have been taken to Hospital and they are in stable condition,” the tweet read.

READ ALSO: ‘They Shot at Adults, Kids Without Saying a Word’, Reveals Catholic Church Massacre Survivor

The Ondo police’s tweet came shortly after citizens raised concerns over a renewed attack in the town. Oluyemi Fasipe, an Ondo-based communications strategist, had tweeted “I heard there is another attack in Owo”.

The Ondo State Police Command confirmed a similar attack on Okuta Elerinla Police Station, Akure, Ondo State capital, two days ago.

Temenu Boluwaji, a policeman, had died as a result of a gunshot wound sustained in the crossfire between the police and the assailants.

READ ALSO: Mass of No Return: Aftermath of the Owo Catholic Church Attack

On June 5, a terrorist attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo left about 40 congregants dead.

The attackers invaded the church on a Sunday, spraying the congregants with bullets. The attackers are yet to be identified.

The police are yet to confirm those responsible for the shooting at Craneburg Construction Company, Owo.

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Published 28th Jul, 2022

By Joseph Adeiye


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