Three people were killed while several others were injured during the attack.

The viewing centre is located in the Ubima community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The suspected cultists invaded the centre within the hours of 8:30 and 9:00pm. They shot at their targets which caused an uproar with several people fleeing for safety.

A source said the suspected cultists killed three and left 8 others with bullet wounds.

He also disclosed that the fate of those who were hit with bullets are still uncertain as information coming from the hospitals have become worrisome.

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the incident claiming only one person was killed in the incident.

Officers have been deployed to the community to restore order while investigation into the incident is still ongoing.