#EndSARS: Police allegedly shoots and spray tear gas at peaceful protesters in Abuja (Video)
Policemen in Abuja have allegedly sprayed tear gas and fired gunshots at the youths protesting and advocating for an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigerian Police Force.
The youths converged at the Millenium Park in Abuja around 10am on Friday, October 9 to commence their peaceful protest.
The protestors were chanting #EndSARS and other solidarity songs while holding placards and marching round the city.
According to our source, on walking down to the police headquarters in Abuja, the police officials started shooting and spraying tear gas at the unharmed protesters.
In the video, they could be seen scampering to safety.
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Recall that there is an ongoing nationwide protest against the brutality, harassment and killings by SARS officials.
Nigerian youths, alongside celebrities have taken to the streets in different parts of the country to advocate for the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Written by Kartia Velino