More than 20 persons returning from their individual cross-over service met their untimely death after they were shot by Unknown Gunmen in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni local Government area, Rivers state.
According to our sources, most of the victims had just returned from their various churches were they had gone to attend the cross over service.
The incident happened at about 2 am. The motive behind the shooting has not been ascertained.
The state government and the state police command is yet to comment on the horrific attack. Meanwhile the remains of the deceased persons have been deposited in the morgue while those that were injured during the attack are being treated at the state government hospitals.