Amnesty International says it is aware of killing of civilians in Rivers State by the Nigerian military and warned that such atrocities should stop.

There has been several media report of the killing of Nigerians in Oyigbo area of Rivers.

Taking to its twitter acciount o Sunday, the global human rights watch said that, ”Amnesty International is receiving disturbing reports from Oyigbo Rivers State.

“Despite the existing curfew, soldiers are allegedly invading homes- some residents reported seeing dead bodies on the streets, allegedly shot by soldiers.

“We are calling on the Military authorities to exercise restraint and stop the killings”.

But the Military said it was fishing for members of the Proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) who allegedly killed six soldiers and four policemen during the violence that trailed the #EndSars protests in Rivers. They were also alleged to have made away with ammunition belonging to military operatives.


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