An EndSARS protester, Godwin Iraoya, have been killed by operatives of the Nigerian Army in Auchi, Edo State, Tropics NigeriaReporters has gathered.
Tropics NigeriaReporters gathered that four other protesters were also injured when the soldiers opened fire on peaceful protesters on Monday, 12th October, 2020.
The protesters were rallying in the town to join the demand for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit of the police when the incident happened.
Tropics NigeriaReporters gathered that the soldiers were led by one Colonel Abdulsamad Tanko, who ordered his men to shoot at the unarmed protesters.
“The incident happened less than two hours before the curfew that was slated for 4pm on that day. Our brother, Godwin Iraoya, is dead and his body is still lying at Santa Mariah Hospital, Jattu-Auchi. Four other protesters are currently in different hospitals receiving treatment. One of them had a leg amputated,” a source told Tropics NigeriaReporters.
The source said the protesters were not armed before they were shot at by the soldiers.
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