Some suspected herdsmen have on Thursday attacked men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun Corps, leaving at least two people dead.
Sources have disclosed that the incident occurred in the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
As of the time of filing this report, it was discovered that a farmer and a member of a vigilante group whose identities were yet unknown were the victims.
After the incident, it was discovered that the operational motorcycles and vehicle of the Amotekun Corps were reportedly set ablaze by the bandits too.
The attack occurred when the Amotekun men and other security agents were carrying out the order of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to flush out the herdsmen who are illegally occupying the forest reserves in the state, The Punch reports.
The Public Relations Officer of the Amotekun Corps, Mr Adebayo Ayeni, confirmed the incident in a statement.