BREAKING: #EndSARS protests turn violent in Osun, Abuja

Written by on October 9, 2020

There was violence in Osun and Abuja on Friday as youths protest against police brutality and extortion.

Newsmen gathered that in a bid to scatter the protesters, policemen shot indiscriminately.

In Osogbo, the protest caused gridlock at Ola-Iya junction.

It was learnt that the protesters threw stones at the security operatives in a bid to resist any attempt to stop the protest.

The security operatives, who initially took cover beside their Armoured Personnel Carriers stationed at the junction, later shot indiscriminately to scatter the angry youths.

In Abuja, security operatives teargassed and shot indiscriminately to disperse the protesters.

In a video that surfaced online, the protesters were seen running helter-skelter.

Some of them were heard shouting “they are shooting at us”, “don’t kill us with teargas”, “you must #EndSARS”.

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