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50 Killed In Mass Shooting At Catholic Church In Ondo

50 Killed In Mass Shooting At Catholic Church In Ondo

Fulani Herdsmen: 28 Killed In Mass Shooting At Catholic Church In Ondo

At least 50 people were killed and numerous more were critically injured in mass shootings at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, in a well-planned and unusual atrocity that devastated the normally tranquil state.

The attack happened at 10:30 a.m. local time on Sunday, when the church was packed with worshippers.

According to the reports, the gunmen opened fire on worshipers with live rounds before detonating a bomb that had been planted in the church.

The event was reported to the Peoples Gazette by Olayemi Adeyemi, a member of the Ondo House of Assembly who represents the constituency where the attack was carried out.

  • “Fulani herdsmen entered our community and started shooting, they killed about 28 people and dozens were severely injured”
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