Unidentified gunmen early Friday morning, attacked a mosque in Ughelli, Delta state, leaving 11 worshippers injured.
A resident who spoke to on phone said the attack took place at about 6.47 am when some Muslim faithful were holding their morning prayers at the Central Mosque, located along Okoroda street in Ughelli.
The resident who gave his name simply as Larry, said many residents were jolted from their sleep by gunshots followed by loud cries from people inside the mosque.
My name is Larry, I am a commercial vehicle driver here in Ughelli. I live very close to the central mosque, so this morning at about 6.45 am we heard a shooting at the mosque.
Because of fear, many people in my compound were frightened and we remained inside only peeping through our windows.
As the shooting lasted, we heard loud cries from some worshippers inside the mosque.
According to him, after the invaders left, many residents thronged to the mosque in their numbers to see what happened.