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Two die in Ondo cult clash

20 March 2016, 17:01

Abuja - Two people are alleged to have died after cult groups attacked Owo town in Ondo State on Friday, 18 March, Naij has reported.

During the war, two cult groups are alleged to have engaged in a fierce gun battle inside the premises of Saint James Primary School at Oke-Dogbon. 

Two people, identified as Wasiuh Jimoh and Ojo Lawrence, are said to have been killed in the bloody clash.

Also read: Cultists decapitate students, use heads as goalposts

As the violence intensified, men from the Nigerian police and army responded to bring the situation under control.

While confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer Femi Joseph said two suspected cultists had been arrested in connection with the clash.

In addition, weapons including two dane guns and double barrel guns were confiscated during the arrest.

Both men will be arraigned in court as investigations continue.

Read more at Naij

- News24


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