By Chioma Obinagwam
Armed soldiers of the Nigerian Army have purportedly opened fire on unarmed protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State while they were singing the National Anthem.
— PH EYE DOCTOR (@david_ndubuisi) October 20, 2020
Confiance News gathered from graphic images showing the shootings on Tuesday.
As at the time of filing in this report, one of #EndSARS protesters were confirmed dead and several others injured.
Confiance News gathered that some men were spotted disconnecting the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) in the morning.
According to unverified sources from Twitter, the lights were Switched off and heavily armed soldiers starting shooting the protesters.
Confiance News also learnt that the soldiers also restricted ambulances that were heading for the scene of the crime to treat the victims.
Nigerian Army allegedly prevented ambulance from saving injured peaceful protesters at Lekki toll gate in Lagos.
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— Oyo Gist #EndSARS #EndSWAT (@oyogist) October 20, 2020
Unverified sources at the scene of the crime also disclosed that the soldiers after shooting the protesters, tried to run away with corpses and injured but were restrained by the protesters.