Fuel Black marketers, Civil Defense Clash in Abuja

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Saturday May 16: This morning, men of the Nigerian Security and  Civil Defense Corps descended on Fuel Black Marketers behind Conoil Filling Station, Area 1, Garki, Abuja The hunted resisted arrest and fought back. There was  pandemonium, sporadic gunshots and throwing of stones. Passers-by and motorists scampered for safety, babies were crying (and I was taking photos). Injuries were sustained on both sides. Unlucky marketers who got arrested were beaten up mercilessly.

Below are some photos I took.

 

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About Laz Ude Eze

A public health physician, health systems consultant and an advocate for good governance, health equity and social justice. Authored the book, "A Companion to Practical Pathology" and founded HAPPYNigeria in 2006. I'm also a Brand Ambassador of Social Good Nigeria. To read my full profile, copy and paste this link on your URL and check it out >> http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=35254652&trk=tab_pro Your feedback on all posts are welcome. Follow me on twitter - @donlaz4u.

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