There was chaos in Auchi community of Edo state on Monday, October 19 as the #EndSARS protest turned bloody after soldiers opened fire on unarmed protesters currently protesting against police brutality in the nation.
Though the incident that led to the shooting is still unclear at the moment, there are however claims of hoodlums who hijacked the protest attacking a soldier.
It was also alleged that the assaulted soldier mobilized his colleagues to the scene of the incident and this allegedly led to the shooting.
Two persons were reportedly hit by bullets, we are still unsure of their condition as at the time of filing this report.
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Over 200 Cars Reportedly Set Ablaze By Suspected Thugs Clashing With Abuja #EndSARS Protesters (VIDEO)
Over 200 cars have been reportedly set ablaze by suspected hoodlums in Apo, Abuja.
The hoodlums attacked #EndSARS protesters and set some vehicles on fire at Kabusa Junction in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on October 19.
According to a Nigerian man who recorded the video posted online, the cars destroyed belong to car dealers who have showrooms in Apo.
The thugs reportedly stormed the area riding on motorcycles and armed with machetes and other weapons. They attacked the protesters and reportedly went on to set fire to the cars owned by the car dealers.
Also, OH NO!!! Boy, 13 Dies After Falling Off A Moving Truck During #EndSARS Protest In Delta
A 13-year-old boy died on Monday, October 19, after falling off a moving truck during the #EndSARS protest in Sapele, Delta State.
According to a witness, the young boy reportedly jumped on the back of the moving truck that was headed out of Sapele, fell off and died of injuries sustained.
“He jumped on a moving truck that was heading outside town and the next thing was that he fell from the back of the moving truck and before we could rush him to the clinic, he died,” a witness narrated.
The corpse of the teenager was wrapped in the Nigeria green-white-green flag and put on the back of the open truck for display at the Amukpe area of Sapele.