Protesters, who spoke with Tropics NigeriaReporters, confirmed the number of deaths.
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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.