Many Injured As Gunmen Attack Kogi Fishing Festival

Gunmen have  stormed the Kabawa waterfront venue in two engine boats about an hour into the festival, and launched their attack.

Guests and spectators at the event fled in different directions for safety.

But five of them were not so lucky as they were hit by bullets.

Police were immediately contacted but the gunmen had escaped in the same engine boats that brought them.

The kogi state police command spokesman, dsp william aya, confirmed the     incident which he described as unfortunate.

He said the five wounded victims had been taken to the federal medical centre, lokoja, for treatment.

Mr. Aya said that full investigation into the incident had started, adding that all those linked with the attack would be arrested and prosecuted.

Check Also

Police Arrest Nine Suspects For Kidnapping In Katsina

OSBCSeptember 22, 2021 The police have arrested nine suspects connected to kidnapping and supplying of …

Police reveal identity of woman killed in Bauchi, four suspects arrested

The Bauchi State Police Command has revealed the identity of the woman killed in Tafawa …

Man found dead inside car in Abeokuta

A man, who was simply identified as Isiaka has been found dead inside his SUV …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *