Many Feared Dead, Injured As Armed Soldiers Open Fire On Peaceful Protesters In Lekki
There were heavy gunshots at the Lekki toll gate, Lagos State, on Tuesday, as soldiers reportedly opened fire on peaceful #EndSARS protesters.
According to an eye witness, all light at Lekki Toll gates is off, and heavily deployed armed soldiers have opened live bullets against unarmed protestors.
It was gathered that before the shooting started, some government officials uninstalled the Closed Circuit Television cameras in the area.
The electricity at the protest area was also disconnected to prevent demonstators from filming the attack.
The protesters could be seen running for safety as the security operatives mostly policemen continued to shoot indiscriminately.
Also, videos of continuous gunshots had gone viral on social media.
In one of the videos, a lifeless youth was seen on the floor.
The protesters in the video called for help, saying they were under heavy gunfire bombardment.