Ipakodo community in Ikorodu, Lagos was on Thursday bathed in blood when some gunmen invaded the ancient clan, killing a man, his two sons and injuring his wife and daughters.
The stained boys were aged 3 and the other, two months old.
The gunmen were reported to have killed the residence, Celestine Nwokoye, and his sons, before shooting at his wife and his two daughters, leaving them for dead.
The incident took place at about 5am, along Agbose Street in the Ebute, Ipakodo area.
While the police had removed the victims’ corpses the wife and the injured daughters were said to have been rushed to the Ikorodu General Hospital, where they are currently receiving treatment.
The family was attacked in the premises of a church.