Looting, gunfire break out in Lagos as anti-police protests rage on

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is appealing for calm as violent anti-police protests continue in the country, with looting and gunfire breaking out in Lagos today. Anger is building after the shooting deaths of civilians by security forces this week, which the government denies it happened. The protests, known as #EndSARS, began amid calls for Nigeria’s government to close the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), but has become a much wider demand for better governance in the country. A curfew is in place in Lagos and other states, but as Crystal Goomansingh reports, it isn’t working. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7411612/protesters-killed-nigeria/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #Nigeria

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