The death toll from last Sunday terrorists attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, is now 40.
The Ondo state Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Ajaka, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.
Ajaka said as of Tuesday midnight, those affected by the attack are 127 while 40 were confirmed dead.
Those killed in the attack on Sunday, according to the Catholic Bishop of Ondo Diocese, Jude Arogundade, were 38.
Ajaka, said, “the situation report as of 12midnight on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 is that at St. Louis Hospital, Owo, 39 people were involved and 13 deaths.
“At the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, the total number of persons involved is 84 and number of corpses in FMC mortuary is 25; 17 females and eight males.”
He also said two deaths were recorded from two private hospitals in the state.