Lagos - Several people were feared killed when suspected Niger Delta militants attacked the Igando area of Lagos state, PM news reports.
The militants were said to have stormed the area early Tuesday morning, breaking into houses and destroying property.
A resident in the area said he sent a Save Our Soul, SOS, message to the police and the state government to quickly act as the militants were 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 eye witness, please, help us spread the information,” he said in an urgent whatsapp message around 8.00am on Tuesday.
According to him, the policemen who came to the area had run away as the militants had occupied everywhere.
This is happening few days after suspected militants invaded Igbolomu in Ikorodu, a Lagos State suburb, kidnapping and killing several residents according to News24.
The attack was said to have witnessed heavy shooting by the militants.
- News 24