Three killed, several others injured during A Festival in Ogun State

Three people were shot dead while several others were left injured by soldiers in Isheri Olofin community in Kara area, Ogun State.

The shooting happened on Monday night, August 12th during the celebration of the yearly ‘Isheri Day’ festival.

According to ChannelsTV, one of the victims who was alleged to have been hit by a stray bullet died instantly while two others died in the hospital from gunshot wounds.

The Ogun State Police Command through its spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident saying two deaths have so far been reported at the Divisional Police Station in the area adding that investigations had begun to unravel circumstances that led to the killing.

Oyeyemi stated that those behind the killing would be brought to book and called on residents of the community to remain calm

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