Lagos state has been thrown into frenzy
following an attack by suspected militants
from the Niger Delta region.
The attack was carried out on Tuesday, July
26 and multiple sources said many people
were killed as the militants entered into
people's houses to torment them. A report by the Eagle Online said the
militants attacked the patrol van in which
the policemen drove and that the car was
left riddled with bullets. Soldiers were drafted to the scene where
another round of gun battle began leaving
residents trapped in their houses.
The report said the militants were
overpowered and that they retreated to the
The report said the militants are also
battling with another set of militants in the
creek over a deal gun sour. Sources said the money, which came from
the deal that took place in Ikorodu area of
the state, was whisked away by one of the
militants who was tracked to the Igando
creek and that this was the genesis of the
gun duel experienced in the area early
Tuesday, July 26. Attack by suspected militants in Lagos who
access the city through the waterways has
been on the rise as a monarch, Oba Yushau
Oseni was abducted few days ago.
The militants who have requested for N500
million ransom warned that this is one of a
series of attacks that will be carried out in
the south west.