Catholic Diocese of Ondo has stated that a mass burial for the victims of the terror attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, last Sunday will hold on Friday, June 17, 2022.

According to the church, 40 people were killed in the attack, and several others were injured.

The Diocese of Ondo’s Director of Social Communication, Rev. Fr. Augustine Ikwu, confirmed the news on Monday.

The mass burial, according to the director, will take place at a new cemetery on Emure Road in Owo.

With forty (40) deceased worshippers, the injured victims were still receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center and the St. Louis Catholic Church both in Owo as well as in other private hospitals in the state.

Source: Daily Post