Two persons were killed, while three others were injured as unknown gunmen attacked a Celestial Church located in Felele, Lokoja, Kogi State.
It was gathered that the incident happened late on Sunday evening behind NNPC Mega station in Felele.
An eyewitness said that the gunmen stormed the church and started shooting sporadically.
It was further learnt that two people died instantly, while several others scampered for safety.
The injured victims are currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Lokoja.
An eyewitness said, “When they entered, they started shooting at every one outside the church. I now went and hid inside a cassava farm. What I saw yesterday was like an action film in a movie. Kogi is no longer safe”.
The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), William Ovye Aya, confirmed the incident on Monday morning.
According to him, hoodlums invaded the church and started shooting at worshippers.