A fight has reportedly taken place between two rival cult groups in Pako and Surulere areas of Lagos State.

According to eye witnesses that reported to Punch, they said they heard sporadic gunshots that made them confused.

The eye witnesses also confirmed that the incident which occurred around Cassette Bus Stop, started few minutes past 10am on Monday.

Olamide, a resident said, “We initially thought it was a robbery incident. But we later heard that they were cult members. We all had to run for our lives.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, Elkanah Bala, said a team of Police officers had been sent to the scene.

He said, “The operation is ongoing. We have Police officers there to take care of the situation and tell us what actually happened.

“I was initially told it was a clash between some cults, but I don’t have the details yet.”