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Nigeria’s Military Admits Soldiers Had Live Rounds at Lekki Toll Gate Massacre

HeadlineNov 30, 2020

The Nigerian Army has admitted its soldiers were armed with live ammunition when they opened fire on protesters at an October 20 demonstration in Lagos. Twelve peaceful protesters were killed in the assault at the Lekki toll gate as they demanded authorities disband the notorious police unit known as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS.

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