Five individuals have been reportedly shot lifeless in a renewed cult conflict in Calabar, Cross River State capital.
The incident occurred in Calabar South native authorities space and Calabar Municipal native authorities space of the State.
The conflict was allegedly between two rivalry cult teams, the Vikings and the Axe. The incident occurred on Sunday and within the early a part of Monday.
An eyewitness, who gave his title as George Antai acknowledged that three suspected cultists had been killed in Ekondo Street and Main Avenue Street in Calabar South.
He additional acknowledged that two different suspected cultists had been gunned down alongside Atekong drive and Marian Road in Calabar Municipal.
“The incident at Calabar South occurred on Sunday while a reprisal took place in the early hours of Monday,” he advised Famzn News.
When contacted the Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo on telephone, she confirmed the incident.
“Actually the clash between the two rivalry cult groups occurred and the police are on top of the situation. But only one person was recorded dead,” she acknowledged.