By Enyichukwu Enemanna
No fewer than 25 worshippers were on Sunday killed at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, in Owo Council Area of Ondo State by suspected terrorists.
The gunmen were said to have opened fire at the worshippers, killing them at the spot while many others escaped with varying injuries.
According to Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, Funmi Odunlami, the public would be informed on the incident in due time.
A member of the Church, Kehinde Ogunkorode told newsmen that the suspected terrorists numbering about five stormed the Church during service and shot members.
According to him ”It was like a movie, they invaded the church and shot indiscriminately. Several people were killed including children and women.
“It was when they wanted to abduct the Priest that they threw dynamite into the church.”
Another source confirmed that no fewer than 25 corpses have been moved out of the Church with many casualties lying at the Federal Medical Center, Owo, for medical attention.
According to him “some gunmen invaded the church during service, opened fire and killed no fewer than 25 members of the church.
“The congregants were caught unaware by the killers. They also used explosives but many were shot.”