The unidentified gunmen attacked worshippers in the church on Sunday, August 6, 2017 during the 5:45 a.m. mass.
TheCable reports that the unidentified gunman attacked worshippers in the church on Sunday, August 6, 2017 during the 5:45 a.m. mass.
The gunman had reportedly first identified a particular man and shot him after which they took on other worshippers.
The report said the gunman later went on rampage and shot at the remaining worshippers numbering over 100.
Scores of people were killed in the church while other critically injured worshippers died on the way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital, Nnewi.
The source however said the priest of the church was not wounded in the incident.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Garba Umar, confirmed the incident, adding that more details would be given after investigations.