Residents of Okeluse Community in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State have fled the area after an attack on a petrol station in the area by gunmen resulted in the death of the dealer and attendant.
The five man gang reportedly stormed the Community on motorcycles around 9pm on Monday.
The dealer, identified as Oladimeji Aborowa was reportedly killed on the spot while the attendant rushed to the hospital later died of the injuries he sustained.
The residents said to be in panic after the attack took to their heels for safety.
The Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident saying the suspects came to Kidnap the owner of the filling station.
She said a team of policemen and vigilante operatives have begun a manhunt for the assailants.