Nigerian protesters have been shot at by security forces in Lagos #EndSARS demonstrations

Yomi Kazeem
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Nigerian protesters have been shot at by security forces in Lagos #EndSARS demonstrations
Nigerian protesters have been shot at by security forces in Lagos #EndSARS demonstrations

Ongoing youth-led protests against police brutality in Nigeria took a horrific turn on Tuesday (Oct. 20) evening. Eye witness reports confirm the shootings resulted in some deaths but uncertainty remains about the exact number of fatalities. Amnesty International says it “received credible but disturbing evidence of excessive use of force occasioning deaths of protesters at Lekki toll gate in Lagos.”