Unknown Gunmen this morning (Sunday) invaded St. Philip Catholic Church Ozubulu, in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State and opened fire on worshippers.
Worshippers who escaped the attack said the gunmen who all communicated in Igbo Language killed many worshippers and fled the scene.
The death toll is on the increase as the injured and the dead bodies have been taken to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi.
Today being Sunday, all the Doctors and pharmacists attending mass in the hospital Chapel have retired to the theatre and casualty units for surgeries and treatments.
According to reports, The gunmen that carried out the shoot out are alleged assassins in search of a drug lord called “Bishop” and the father of the Bishop.
“The Gunmen went to church and in the process of shooting the man’s father, shot other people.” An eye witness said