Two people were confirmed killed on Wednesday when men of the Oyo State Park Management System under the leadership of Mr Mukaila Lamidi (also known as Auxiliary) allegedly attacked some shop owners in Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital city on Wednesday.
The attack on the shop owners was said to be in continuation of an attack and counter attack between the Auxilliary PMS boys and members of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) on Monday.
The Monday attack was said to have resulted in the death of two persons, one allegedly each from the camps of the PMS and banned NURTW.
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The incident happened around Oremeji-Agugu area of the capital city.
On Wednesday, suspected PMS boys stormed the Baba Onilu area of Iwo Road, attacking shops where phones were being sold.
They were said to have unleashed terror on the phone sellers and shop owners, destroying kiosk, show glasses and looting items.
One member of the NURTW was said to have been killed in the process while many others suffered varying degrees of injuries.
A son of one of the shop owners, simply identified as Ahmed, was said to have been killed in an effort to identify those fomenting trouble in the property.
There were various reports of accounts of his death as at the time of filling the report.
While some said Ahmed, who was described as gentle and peace-loving, was stabbed on his chest and lower abdomen, other unconfirmed sources said he was hit with a charm.
The incident led to a heavy crisis as people, commuters and road-users scamper to safety while the crisis lasted.
Sources said there were heavy gunshots by the PMS boys while the crisis lasted.
In an effort to defend themselves, suspected members of the sacked NURTW were said to have returned the gun battle while also throwing objects in the direction of the attackers.