Five killed as militants attack Ishawo in Ikorodu, Lagos state.

An army Captain, identified as Muhammed, four policemen, and a civilian lost their lives on Sunday after suspected militants attacked Ishawo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

 The militants were said to have attacked a funeral in Makun-Omi, Ogun State, on Saturday, disrupting the burial of a monarch before the Sunday attacks that claimed the life the officers and the civilian.The militants also kidnapped some residents on Woodland Estate, close to the Ishawo creeks according to the police.

A combined team of the police and military have already been deployed in the area in a bid to apprehend the perpetrators of the crime sources say.


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