EndSARS Protest: Atleast 2 People Killed By Police Stray Bullets In Surulere, Lagos
The ongoing protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings has turned violent in the Surulere area of Lagos State.
In a bid to disperse the protesters, police officers were reported to have shot indiscriminately.
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A yet-to-be identified protester was shot dead on Monday during the #EndSARS protest at Surulere area of Lagos.
Fellow protesters who shared the video of the deceased man said medical personnel who were also at the protest tried to save him but he eventually died.
“We just lost a Nigerian to a gunshot, at the Surulere protest 💔💔💔💔.
“The medical team did their best to keep him alive. The young Nigerian also put up a good fight.
Unfortunately, he couldn’t make it,” @CourageNgele tweeted.
Police officers reportedly opened fire at the unarmed protesters during the Surulere protest,
A police officer was also reportedly killed from a stray bullet during the shooting