Two Students, Women Killed in Edo Cult Clashes

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Two students and two women, were reportedly killed, on Tuesday, by suspected cultists in different areas of Benin, the Edo State capital.
There have been an increase in cult-related killings recently in the state due to suspected reprisals.
It was learnt that the ‎women, said to be the mothers of two men, who had been targeted by suspected cultists, were shot dead at Virginia Junction and New Benin, when the gunmen could not find their targets.
The other two victims were said to be schooling at the Edo State College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, in Ovia South West Local Government Area.
They were said to be on their way for lectures, when their assailants, who had laid an ambush, in a nearby bush, shot them dead.
The gunmen were said to have fled back into the bush after the attack.

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