At least four people were reportedly shot dead in Iseyin, a town in Oyo State, during a clash between some Customs officers and smugglers known to residents as Fayawo.
Eye9ja gathered that the incident occurred Thursday afternoon when some residents were still celebrating the Eld-Fitri festival.
Four People Feared Dead As Custom Officers And Smugglers Clash In Oyo
An eyewitness told Eye9ja that the four people died as a result of gunshots they sustained when the customs officers were engaging the smugglers.
It was learnt that the customs officers started shooting after intercepting smuggled goods coming through the borders.