Two persons have been reported dead, while another sustained bullet injury, when two rival cult gangs clashed in Warri, Delta state, evening yesterday.
According to a source, the incident which occurred by Akara Junction, Iyara community in Warri South council area, sent residents panicking, as the sound of gunshots rented the air.
The source who spoke in confidence, said: “I think it is cult-related because we heard the gunshots from the Iyara area. When we got there we saw two persons on the ground dead. We also saw a trace of blood to about 200 metres away.
“And we saw another one that was also shot on his hand. But nobody could say what happened because everyone was scared, we are also scared,” the source stated.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the incident, saying “yes, it is true. Three people were shot, two died. It’s a cult-related killing.”