JUST IN: Tension as gunmen storm Osun village, kill six
By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
Six herders have been killed by gunmen in Wasinmi village, Irewole Local Government of Osun State.
This ugly incident occurred on Sunday morning after the gunmen stormed the village and launched the attack.
Confirming the killing if the herders, the Osun Police Command’s spokeperson, Yemisi Opalola disclosed that the six victims were members of the same family.
She said the Commissioner of Police in the State, Wale Olokode, and some detectives have moved to the village to fish out the perpetrators.
The Osun State Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress, Prince Deji Aladesawe, members of OPC, hunters and police have been deployed to the settlement for the arrest of the suspects.
Aladesawe noted that there was no dispute reported from the locals before the incident.
Meanwhile, fear has gripped residents of the village as security operatives have commenced manhaunt for the attackers.