Two injured as gunmen attack construction site in Ondo state
Gunmen on Wednesday attacked company’s construction site in Owo, Ondo State, damaging the windshields of two earthmovers at the site, while two security men of the construction firm were injured
Penpushing reports that, Ondo State Commander of Amotekun Corps, Commander Adetunji Adeleye, confirmed the attack on Thursday, adding that the gunmen shot sporadically into the air during the violent attack.
“I have just left the scene and I realised that the two security men were injured as the attackers shot into the air. They damaged the windshields of two earthmovers of the construction company. The injured men have been taken to a hospital,’’ he stated.
Penpushing further reports that, Adeleye, who also the Special Adviser to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Security Matters, said as at the time of filing this report normalcy had since returned to the area.
The Ondo State Police Command in same vein, also confirmed the attack on their verified Twitter handle,affirming that the shooting occurred at the construction site of Wednesday night,adding that the victims have been rushed to the hospital.
“There was a shooting at a construction site in Owo on Wednesday night. Policemen are currently at the scene; victims have been taken to hospital and they are in stable condition,’’ the tweet stated.
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