Two persons, a businessman and the owner of a petrol station, were reportedly shot dead by some men suspected to be terrorists at Okeluse Community in the Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday night.
The spokesperson for the Ondo State Police Command, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident to our correspondent on Monday.
The deceased businessman, identified as Mr Aborowa Oladimeji, also known as Popular, was about to leave the filling station when the gunmen appeared.
According to an eyewitness, the gunmen stormed the community at about 9 pm and opened fire on the two persons.
Another resident of the community, who spoke on condition of anonymity, alleged that the gunmen had been terrorising the community.
The victims were said to have been rushed to the hospital for medical attention. While Aborowa was said to have died on the spot, the petrol attendant died early Monday morning.