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At least 50 dead after an armed attack on a church in Nigeria

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The priest who officiated at the service at the time of the attack was kidnapped.

An armed command opened fire and detonated explosives this Sunday inside a church church in southwestern Nigeria, leaving dozens of worshipers dead, including many minors. The attack on the church of San Francisco, located in the town of Owo in the state of Ondo, occurred when the faithful were celebrating Pentecost Sunday, said local legislator Ogunmolasuyi Oluwole.

Adelegbe Timileyin, who represents Owo in the Lower House of the Nigerian National Assembly, estimated that the attackers killed at least 50 people, although the number could be higher. The legislator also pointed out that the priest who officiated at the service at the time of the attack was kidnapped. and satanic” against innocent worshipers and called a security meeting with all commanders from the Southwest to launch joint military operations in the region. He also visited hospitals to express his condolences to the injured.

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