Nigeria Church invasion: Gunmen Kill ‘Many’ Worshippers

 occupant Muhammadu Buhari reproached the “grievous killing of worshippers”.(File)

Shooters with explosives raged a Catholic church and initiated shooting in southwest Nigeria’s Ondo state on Sunday, killing “many” admirers and injuring others, the public rebel and police said.

The brutality at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo town emerged during the morning regime in an uncommon attack in the southwest of Nigeria, where jihadists and groups of hoodlums work in various pieces of the country.

Pope Francis said in a proclamation he had learned of the “Expiry of many steadfast”, much
youngsters, during the festival of the Christian occasion of the Pentecost.

While the subtleties of the anecdote are being explained, Pope Francis appeals to God for the community in query and for the country, he added.

No gathering asserted accountability regarding the assault.

The thought processes and the specific loss of life were not quickly clear, yet President Muhammadu Buhari censured the “smashing killing of admirers”.

State police surrogate Ibukun Odunlami said the shooters went after the convention with explosives, leaving an fuzzy number of admirers dead.


  • “It’s as yet untimely to say exactly the number of individuals that were killed. Yet, many admirers lost their lives while others were injured in the assault,” she told AFP.
  • An observer, who gave his name as Abayomi, told AFP no less than 20 admirers had kicked the pailin the assault.
  • “I was going through the area when I heard a noisy hurricane and shots inside the convention,” he said.