It was gathered that no fewer than 20 persons were either stabbed or shot during the bloody encounter and were said to be receiving medical attention at different hospitals in the council.
The incident, our correspondent gathered, occurred at Effurun area of Uvwie between Friday and Sunday morning when thugs loyal to both parties exchanged gunshots over the forthcoming general elections in the area.
Oboro, who currently represents Uvwie, Okpe and Sapele Federal Constituency had earlier raised the alarm that there was a plot to assassinate her over the forthcoming polls.
Findings revealed that the three deceased persons were killed at the popular Jakpa Junction near Effurun market on Friday at about 11pm.
Several of the victims were rushed to the Ekpan General Hospital and Central Hospital, Warri, for urgent medical attention.
The fracas was said to have continued amidst cascades of gunshots on Saturday through Sunday, resulting in the Effurun Market being deserted by traders.
When contacted, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the incident. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇