An explosion on Sunday rocked the St Francis Catholic Church in Owo LGA of Ondo state.
TheCable understands that the explosion, which occurred on the church premises, left many dead and several others injured.
The worship centre is directly behind the palace of the Olowo of Owo.
A witness, Kehinde Ogunkorode, said the incident caused pandemonium in the area as residents, who were taken by surprise, ran for safety.
He alleged that the attack was carried out by bandits.