The Police Are Shooting At #EndSARS Protesters

October 9, 2020

#EndSARS protests are going on in different locations around Nigeria right now. Nigerians are going out to speak about injustice by the police, killings, extortion and much more.

At the protests going on in different locations, protesters have come on Twitter to cry for help: They’re being teargassed and shot at.

This is one tweet from Abuja:

And another from Ife, Osun state:

This video from Abuja shows the moment the tear gas was released. You can also hear when the gunshots begin to sound.

Other Twitter users sent in these videos that show people running for their lives with sounds of gunshots in the background.

People have also sent in videos of themselves on the aftermath of the exposure to tear gas:

If you’re planning on going out to protest, you should read this article, we specified some of the things you need to know before you go.

If you’re not going out to protest, there are still so many ways you can help. Check this out: Can’t Join The #ENDSARS Protests? Here’s How You Can Help From Home.

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