Nigeria Sars protest: Army chief denies firing live bullets at protesters in Lagos



The Nigerian army has rejected claims it killed unarmed protesters at a rally in Lagos in October, saying its soldiers were firing blank bullets. Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo presented video evidence to back up his claims made to a panel of inquiry. Amnesty International says 12 people were killed when soldiers opened fire on a protest about police brutality in the wealthy Lagos suburb of Lekki. Multiple eyewitnesses have told the BBC they saw soldiers shoot people. Some 1,000 protesters had gathered at the Lekki toll gate on 20 October to prevent cars...

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