Armed men reportedly attacked #EndSARS protesters in Benin City, Edo State on Friday.
According to reports, the attackers killed two protesters and injured more than 15 others with an eyewitness who confirmed the incident stating that a young man was shot dead while the other was macheted by hoodlums at Ring Road near the palace of the Oba of Benin.
The attackers struck after the protesters gathered at the King’s axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital.
The attackers chased the protesters as they brandished machetes and shot into the air.
They dispersed the protesters after killing two of them.
However, the protesters repelled the attackers and carried on with their peaceful demonstrations until their demands are met.