No fewer than eight persons have been killed when suspected cult members invaded Mgbuodohia community in Rumuolumeni, Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers state early Sunday.

The chairman of the community, Sunny Odum who confirmed the incident said that the cultists entered the place and checked every home to bring out their victims.

He said that many residents of the community were also injured as the cult members sought their rival members in the attack.

The chairman, however advised residents to keep calm, adding that he had reported the case to the appropriate authorities.