3 Killed As Car Crashes Into Eid-El-Kabir Praying Ground

Two people and a Policeman have been killed, when a vehicle crashed into a large crowd of Muslim worshippers at the Eid-El Kabir prayer ground in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State on Friday.

An Eyewitness said the driver lost control of the car and plowed into the crowd leaving scores of other worshippers injured.

An angry mob descended on the driver, who was rescued by policemen at the venue.

One of the policemen, was even beaten to death as he fought to save the driver.

The driver of the vehicle has since been arrested, while the injured, taken to the hospital.

The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, has confirmed the accident.

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