Nigeria army denies killing peaceful protesters

Terra Daily


Lagos (AFP) Nov 14, 2020

The Nigerian army has denied shooting live rounds at peaceful protesters, telling a judicial panel Saturday that only blank bullets were fired at crowds in Lagos gathered despite a curfew. Youth-led demonstrations across Africa's most populous country began on October 8, targeting a hated police unit, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), that the authorities promised to disband as pressur

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