At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan Oyo State capital on Tuesday, witnesses say.
It was gathered that police opened fire at hundreds of youth during #EndSARS protest Tuesday morning. As a result, some thugs launched an attack on a police station in Ojoo, Ibadan.
At least five protesters who were present at the scene said that six other protesters are severely injured.
The pictures and videos of the victims are also trending on social media.
This is happening now in ibadan, let all this celebrities leave lagos, come to ibadan to calm this down. pic.twitter.com/bX48WqcFej
— Mr. Sly 001 (@slydoodo) October 20, 2020
— Esv. Adesewa✨👑 (@DuchessT_) October 20, 2020
May God help us in this country,
— Current_Situation #EndSARS🔫 FOLLOW (@Curt_Situation) October 20, 2020
The latest development has brought the number of death victims to no fewer than 16 since the beginning of the protest against police brutality.