Two dead, others injured in auto Crash at Eid-El Kabir prayer ground

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 OGUN- Two people were reportedly killed Friday when a vehicle ran into a large crowd of Muslim worshippers at the Eid-El Kabir prayer ground in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State.

Daily Watch gathered that the driver lost control of the car and plowed into the crowd leaving two dead and scores of other worshippers injured.

Premium Time reports that an angry mob descended on the driver, who was rescued by policemen at the venue.

One of the policemen, Joseph Adejuwon, was ironically mobbed to death as he fought to save the driver.

At the time of filing this report, the driver of the ill-fated vehicle had been arrested, while the injured were taken to hospital.

The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told our reporters that the killed policeman was an orderly to a divisional police officer.

Mr. Oyeyemi said investigation had commenced into the case.




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