Two persons were shot on Saturday morning at Owhase Junction in Udu local government area of Delta state, raising concerns about eruption of yet another cult-related bloodbath in the Urhobo town.

Udu town and other parts of the LGA have seen steady increase in cult-related, which have claimed dozens of lives in recent times.

Residents told Sunday Nation that the actors and victims of Saturday killing were not among known gang members, who are terrorising the area

The victim hands and legs were tied and they were locked inside the trunk of a Toyota Camry saloon car, which was driven to the Udu roundabout in the early hours of Saturday.

Eye witnesses said the victims were brought out and shot in cold blood in the belly and limbs.

The two victims, believed to be in the mid-to-late 20s, were dressed in black and white jeans and T-shirts.

“I saw Mobile Police wearing red gears, so I walked back to my door-mouth. When suddendly I saw a Toyota Camry with some boys inside. On sighting the policemen, the driver reversed the car.