Nigeria: Policemen Shoot At Protesters In Kano, 30 Wounded

At least 30 protesters have been injured and 2 killed on Monday in the fuel subsidy protest in Kano as there were sporadic gunshots by policemen, said a Red Cross official.

The protest across Nigeria by Country’s labour unions and civil society groups, which earlier today appeared largely peaceful have turned bloody.

The paralyzing street protests across cities of the country has left about 9 people killed and 30 injured in clashes with police in Lagos and Kano.

Report says the gunshots was around the Kano State Government House, which left 30 persons injured. Two have been confirmed dead.

All the victims were moved to the Murtala Mohammed General Hospital, while one critically injured person was transferred to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

Two vans and the office of the Secretary of the State Government were reportedly set ablaze by the protesters.

Protesters decried the incident, maintaining that it was unprovoked. They expressed determination to continue marching.

  1. Engr. Ahmad L Gana Reply

    So inhuman! The forces responsible must be brought to book as soon as possible.

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