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Two Persons Killed As FCT Task Force Opens Fire On Kuchigoro Residents During Demolition

Two person have lost their lives and many others injured in Kuchigoro area during a demolition exercise by the Federal Capital Territory Ministerial Task Force on City Sanitation.

According to SaharaReporters, the task force stormed the community on Wednesday at about 10am with bulldozers and pulled down some “illegal structures” in the area.

Some of the shops owners were said to have pleaded with the team to allow them evacuate their goods and belongings which fell into the deaf ears of the stern looking policemen.

Following the protest by the residents that there was no notice for the demolition, the police in the process opened fire and killed two people on the spot.

The situation that led to pandemonium in the area as residents scampered for safety.

One of the victims was said to be a resident of Lugbe a nearby community who was on a visit to his brother in the community.

Three other people were said to have sustained gunshot injuries, one of them was rushed to the Wuse General hospital where doctors are still battling to save his life.

The remaining two victims, Abba Lawal and Agai Yakubu were rushed to Bio Cycle Clinic in the community for treatments.

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