Amnesty International seeks investigation of Enugu violence

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Global rights watch dog, Amnesty International has condemned the violence in Emene, Enugu state on Sunday and call for an immediate, independent and impartial investigation into the incident that led to loss of lives.

The Global rights watch dog called on the authorities to investigate the incident and bring those responsible for the violence to justice.

The international human right watch said at least, four people were killed when the Department of State Security (DSS) entered Emene in Enugu, south-east Nigeria and opened fire on unarmed members of the pro-Biafra group IPOB who were holding a meeting.

The DSS in a statement said that two of their operatives were also killed in the incident.

According to Amnesty International, eye witnesses said they saw a combined team of DSS, police and the military at the scene, adding that some of the security forces were reportedly seen shooting directly at IPOB members who were seen carrying stones and sticks.

 

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