No fewer than two persons have been feared killed in the Ojobo community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State as the community election turned bloody.
The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon when supporters of the two contestants of the community Amayanabo position(Highness) clashed with both sides taking up weapons against one another.
Our source who pleaded anonymity said two persons have been killed, several persons are seriously injured and many houses been set ablaze.
He said, “Residents in the community have scampered for safety as supporters of the two contestants locked horns in a deadly battle.
According to him, the military men who were invited could not withstand the pressure from the rioting youths, hence they reportedly fled the community.
The source added, “We are still running in the forest, two persons have been killed, and several persons have been injured. The boys chased out the military men that were invited to intervene.
“One of the contestants of the highness position was declared winner, others opposed it. They immediately attack each other and it is very bloody now in the community.”