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Gunmen kill five farmers in Modakeke town

At least, five indigenes of Modakeke town in Osun State have been killed by some unknown gunmen.

According to a report by The PUNCH, the farmers were going to their farm in Toro village when the tragedy struck in the early hours of Friday morning.

A community leader in the community,  Femi Eluyinka said some people from the community and police operatives have evacuated the corpses.

Eluyinka said the incident has aggravated tension in the town.

He said, “Police operatives have arrived. Tension is on the rise. Five of them were indigenes of Modakeke and they were killed this morning along Toro road. They were heading to their farm.”

Spokesperson of Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, told The PUNCH, “We heard some people were killed and the Commissioner of Police has deployed more policemen to the area.”

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