Suspected militants have killed no fewer than 13 people in two separate attacks after they invaded Elepete community in Igbo-Olomu, Agric area of Ikorodu.
Reports said 10 of the victims were killed Thursday night, while the remaining were killed at about 10am on Friday.
Vanguard reports that the first incident occurred at Ola-Imam area of Elepete when the militants allegedly engaged some security volunteers in a battle while the second incident occurred at Phase 1 area.
The attacks were a continuation of reprisal attacks on Elepete and Muti communities by militants which started Monday, as residents deserted the areas.
Few residents who returned to Elepete, formed a volunteer vigilante group to secure the community only for the militants to attack them, killing 10 members of the vigilante group.
As returnees fled the area by Friday morning, the militant launched another attack around 10am killing three.