Popular musician, Kiss Daniel was attacked on December 26 while performing in early hours of the Boxing Day by suspected armed robbers who stormed the Calabar Christmas Village.
The Calabar Christmas Village, which is located in the precinct of Calabar Municipal Council Secretariat, opens for 24 hours from December 1 to December 31 every year as a central location of revelry.
It could not be confirmed if anyone was killed in the incident, but it was learnt that several peoplewere stabbed.
Those who sustained gunshot injuries, had been hospitalised.
According to an eyewitness, the presence of robbers became obvious when some spectators started throwing bottles at the musician.
“It was a serious situation and I got injured. What happened was that some guys came into the village and tried to rob Kiss Daniel when he was singing, ‘oya talk to me o mama.’
“They were throwing bottles and other things at him. Before we knew it, they brought out guns and started shooting. Some security men immediately rushed to the singer. But even with the security, the robbers rushed at him and removed his clothes and collected things from him.
“They would have killed that guy. To be honest, I don’t know how he managed to escape. You know there are several thousands of people in the christmas village usually and the situation led to a serious pandemonium.