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Residents of Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, were on Friday night thrown into confusion as gunmen struck again, allegedly killing the Commander of Amotekun in the local government.
According to sources who confirmed the attack to Vanguard on telephone, explained that the sad incident occurred when some men carrying guns and other dangerous weapons invaded the community, shooting for over 30 minutes.
The source revealed that the gunmen, who were dressed in customs uniforms stormed the town shortly after they were initially repelled by members of the vigilante and local hunters, the source added.
According to the source who pleaded on condition of anonymity, he said, “Information reaching me now reveals that around 8:00pm, gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen again attacked Igangan and shooting for over 30minutes, leaving the people of the community confused as some people said the attackers were Customs officers as they came dressed in Custom uniforms. After several minutes of shooting, they were chased away by local hunters and vigilante after they have killed some people”.
“They ran and stopped at Igboora community, where they still continue their shooting and causing confusion everywhere".
Vanguard gathered that some people were also killed in Igboora after the gumen were repelled from Igangan. the incident also led to the death of one Amotekun operatives.
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Meanwhile, several effort to reach the Police Public Relations Officer of the state for comment was not successful as at the time of filling this report.
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