Winnie King's Blog – August 2017 Archive (1)

Bloody Protest In Owerri Eke Onunwa Market (Photos)

Three people were killed on Saturday in a protest by Owerri natives following the demolition of the Eke Onunwa market by the state government.



But the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, could not confirm the casualty as he is out of the state.



The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the situation escalated when one of the protesters, a young man, was hit and killed by a stray bullet fired by security operatives deployed to maintain order in the melee… Continue

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