JUST IN: Four Feared Dead, Others Injured As Gunmen Invade Hausa Settlement In Asaba
At least four persons have been killed in Asaba, the Delta State capital by yet unknown assailants.
The suspected assailants, who invaded the unsuspecting Hausa/Fulani settlement at about 10pm Friday night at the Abraka market within the Asaba metropolis, killed three men, one woman and left several others with injuries, Vanguard reports.
Armed with guns and other dangerous weapons, the suspected killers shot sporadically into where the people were sleeping. A credible Hausa source told our correspondent that the suspects also threw bomb into their Mosgue at Cable point, adding that a brave Hausa man picked up the bomb and threw it into the river before it could explode.
The source who pleaded anonymity at press time, said armed soldiers and policemen came to their rescue, chasing the suspected invaders away.
He said the security agents took the injured persons to the hospital for treatment and deposited the corps of the deceased at the mortuary, lamenting that they did not sleep all through the night.