Not less than six people were said to have died at popular Apo Mechanic village in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday, following clashes between #EndSARS demonstrators and yet to be identified hoodlums.
Our correspondent gathered that,
Houses, vehicles and shops were also set ablaze.
An eye witnesses stated that, trouble started when some miscreants appeared and accosted the peaceful protesters at Kabusa village junction down to Apo market.
It was , however , gathered that the demonstrators resisted the invaders who came with all manner of dangerous weapons, and instead of retreating from the scene, they (intruders) were bent on committing mischief, and began to burn vehicles on the road.
Findings further revealed that the incident was said to have been extended to the machanic village, where the hoodlums also attacked many people, burning shops and property within their reach.
According to an eyewitness, who did not want his name in print, the shop and vehicle owners who felt aggrieved by the actions of the hoodlums, went berserk and started engaging the hoodlums which later resulted to death of six persons.