There was panic in the early hours of Tuesday, July 26, at Ewedogbon community in Igando area of Lagos as suspected Niger Delta militants invaded the area. According to naij.com sources said many people were killed as the militants entered into people’s houses to torment them.
However, the casualty figure could not be ascertained at the time of this report. Residents of the community said the militants came very early and in large number wielding guns and other dangerous weapons.
Hear what residents of the area said “Please help us call emergency line right now, Ewedogbo area of Igando, LASU Road is on war, Niger Delta militant are killing people right now, no one can call or go out, I am an eye witness, please, help us spread the information,” he sent through WhatsApp He said no one could come out of their houses as the gunmen occupied the streets breaking into people’s houses at will. It was learnt that some policemen who had stormed the area at the time the militants wreaked havoc, ran back to mobilise.
Police sources also said the police had mobilised and had taken back the community from the militants as armoured personnel carrier had been stationed in the area.