Terrorists on Wednesday evening attacked the ancient city in Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Barely seven weeks after terrorists attacked worshippers at Owo.
It was learnt that the gunmen stage their position at Folahami Junction, where Craneburg Construction Company was located and opened fire on those at the site.
A source said the terrorists set off explosives devices during the attack.
Although the exact number of casualties is yet to be ascertained, many people were said to be injured in the attack.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the Command, PPRO, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, said three persons were injured during a shootout in the town.
According to her ” Tonight, there was a shooting incident at Craneburg Construction Company Owo, Policemen are currently at the scene, victims have been taken to Hospital and they are in stable condition.
” We can not ascertain the casualty figure now and we also cannot say it was a terrorists’ attack with the use of explosives devices but tomorrow( Thursday ) morning, the EOD men of the command would go to the scene.”
She, however, appealed to residents not to panic that the situation was under control.