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Wounded Nigerian protesters testify after deadly Lagos army shooting


Nigerian demonstrators Patrick, Solomon and Samuel recount the night they were injured on October 20, 2020 when the Nigerian army used live ammunition to disperse a peaceful demonstration at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos. According to Amnesty International, 10 people were killed and many others were injured that night.

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