Gunshots As Hoodlums Attack Traders, Others In Osogbo

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Some to be hoodlums have attacked traders in .

The hoodlums on Friday morning laid siege on Sabo area Osogbo and injured some traders and others in the vicinity.

Although policemen had been deployed to the scene when The PUNCH correspondent visited the area, gunshots fired by the hoodlums were still heard a few metres away from where the policemen were stationed.

A resident, simply identified as Amusa, told correspondent the attack started late Thursday.

Amusa said the hoodlums had claimed to be a colleague with a candlelight procession before they suddenly launched attacks on traders.

He said a yet-to-be-identified trader was killed in the , adding the hoodlums also, on Friday, continued their onslaught and attacked in the area.

Details later…