Lagos - 13 people were feared dead, Friday, during two separate attacks by suspected militants who invaded Elepete community in Igbo-Olomu, Agric area of Ikorodu in Lagos state.
It was gathered that 10 of the victims were killed Thursday night, while the remaining were killed at about 10am.
The first incident occurred at Ola-Imam area of Elepete when the militants allegedly engaged some security volunteers in a battle while the second incident occurred at Phase 1 area.
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The attacks were a continuation of reprisal attacks on Elepete and Muti communities by militants which started Monday, as residents deserted the areas.
News24 earlier broke the news of the attack which made residents to flee the area.
The gunmen, who gained access to the areas through the water channel, were said to be shooting sporadically.
This is happening three days after a similar incident occurred in Ikorodu between suspected Ijaw militants and a local vigilante group.
- News 24