Members of Agbudu community in Koton-Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State were thrown into mourning on Wednesday, following the killing of 13 family members and another person by gunmen.
According to the State Police Commissioner, Ede Ayuba who confirmed the attack, 6 persons were also injured fatally, in the course of the ill incident.
“Fourteen people were killed and six people were fatally injured. The sad thing is that out of these 14 dead bodies that were brought out, 13 are from one family,” the Police Commissioner said.
“But in the interim, I want to give you that assurance that we are not going to relent in our efforts.
“We will make sure that we get to the root of anything that is behind the killings around that zone”, he assured”.
Ayuba told newsmen that he sent a team of police operatives, including the Divisional Police Officer in the area to the community as soon as he got wind of the information, adding however that the gunmen fled the area before the arrival of security personnel.