At least, three persons have been reportedly killed, while several others injured allegedly by soldiers in Isheri Olofin community in the Kara area of Ogun State.

The ugly incident, as gathered occurred on Monday night during the celebration of the yearly ‘Isheri Day’ festival.

The residents hinted that one of the victims who was alleged to have been hit by a stray bullet died instantly while two others died in the hospital from gunshot wounds.

Confirming the incident on Tuesday to Channels Television, the Ogun State Police Command through its spokesperson, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed that two deaths have so far been reported at the Divisional Police Station in the area.

He said  investigations have begun to unravel the real circumstances that led to the killing.

Mr Oyeyemi, however vowed that those behind the killing would be brought to book, just as he called on residents of the community to remain calm.