Three individuals were shot and killed while many others were allegedly wounded by soldiers in Isheri Olofin community in Kara area, Ogun State.
The shooting happened on Monday night, August twelfth 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 2 others died in the hospital from gunfire wounds.
The Ogun State Police Command through its representative, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident and explained that 2 deaths have thus far been reported at the Divisional police headquarters in the area.
He added that investigations had begun to unravel circumstances that led to the killing.
Oyeyemi declared that those behind the killing would be dropped at book and called on residents of the community to stay calm