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Nigeria: Gunmen attack church in Kogi, kill two, injure others

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“Gunmen attack church in Kogi, kill two, injure others,” by John Akinfehinwa, Daily Post, October 17, 2022:

Two persons have been killed, while three others were injured as unknown gunmen attacked a Celestial Church located in Felele, Lokoja, Kogi State.

DAILY POST gathered that the incident happened late Sunday evening behind NNPC Mega station in Felele.

An eyewitness told our correspondent that the gunmen stormed the church and started shooting sporadically.

It was further learnt that two people died instantly, while several others scampered for safety….

An eyewitness said, “when they entered, they started shooting at every one outside the church. I now went and hid inside a cassava farm. What I saw yesterday was like an action film in a movie. Kogi is no longer safe”…

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