TWO FEARED KILLED, 15 INJURED AS HOODLUMS CLASH IN LADIPO MARKET

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Two persons were yesterday feared killed and 15 others including a man, John Vincent, injured after some hoodlums clashed at the Ladipo Market in Mushin, Lagos. The crisis, which began around 8am over illegal ticketing, snowballed into an ethnic fight between Igbo traders and Yoruba residents.

Residents of Odushina, Olapeju, Oloje, Akinwunmi streets and environs fled as vehicles were vandalised. As of the time the area was visited, tensions were high as residents threatened showdown. They claimed that one Kazeem Owoseni, 28, and another unnamed man were butchered to death. Others, including Aguda and Alabi were lying unconscious at the hospital.

A young man, Babalola, who claimed to be a Navy Captain, lost his Mitsubishi Outlander car.

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