EndSARS: 3 killed as police and hoodlums clash in Ibadan

EndSARS: 3 killed as police and hoodlums clash in Ibadan

- The #EndSARS protest has taken a different direction in Oyo state, leaving three dead

- This is as thugs and officers of the police force clashed in Ibadan

- The unfortunate incident that happened on Tuesday, left at least six others injured

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A clash between thugs and police officers on Tuesday, October 20, has left not less than three persons dead in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

According to eyewitnesses, three people were shot dead after police officers opened fire at hundreds of youth during the #EndSARS protest.

In a report by Premium Times, some thugs launched an attack on a police station in Ojoo, following the incident.

About five protesters who were present when the clash took place told the online news publication six others were severely injured.

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EndSARS: 3 killed as police and hoodlums clash in Ibadan
3 killed as police officers and hoodlums clash in Ibadan, Oyo state. Photo credit: Premium Times
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Pictures and videos of the victims from the sad incident have already gone viral on social media.

This brings the number of dead victims to at least 16 since the beginning of the EndSARS protest.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that after breaking into a prison and releasing inmates on Monday, October 19, hoodlums who hijacked the EndSARS protest in Edo state seemed unsatisfied with the havoc they had caused already.

The thugs went ahead to burn the Ugbekun police station in Benin, the state capital.

The criminals were also reportedly making moves to cause another jailbreak at the Oko Prison in the capital, following the chaos they caused along the Sapele Road earlier.

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Similarly, a police station located in Apapa Iganmu, Orile-Iganmu local government area Lagos state, was burnt down by people suspected to be hoodlums.

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An eyewitness disclosed that the hoodlums arrived at the station on Tuesday, October 20, around 9 am and started attacking the building.

Viral video of the unfortunate incident showed the station on fire with people surrounding it. No police officer, however, was in the building as at the time the suspected thugs invaded the station.

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