Four youths have been reportedly killed in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, after a two-day clash involving suspected cult members.
It was gathered that the incident, which occurred between Thursday and Friday, was said to have led to panic among residents of the affected areas including Post Office, Opo Malu, Agbo Oba and Taiwo Isale.
Eyewitnesses had it that the first victim was macheted to death at a spot behind a popular bank in the Post Office area where his attackers laid ambush for him. He was said to have been dragged along the road and shot.
Colleagues of the first victim went after those who they believed were behind his murder and disrupted activities around Agbo Oba area.
About three people were reported killed in the process.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the clashes but stated that there was no official report of killings.
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