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15 Deaths Recorded in Edo State

No fewer than 15 persons have been allegedly killed in the past 12 days of the #EndSARS protest in Benin City.

The protest which started since October 6, 2020 had also resulted to the destruction of both public and private property running into several hundreds of millions of naira.

Public property attacked and vandalized are the Benin correctional centre and Oko medium correctional centre while no fewer than 40 different brand of vehicles were either destroyed or set ablaze.

Two inmates were said to have lost their lives during attempts to escape from the correctional centre.

Four police stations, namely, Oba market in Oredo Local Government Area (LGA), Textile mill road in Egor LGA, as well as Ugbekun and Idogbo in Ikpoba Okha local government were attacked and set ablaze by hoodlums in the guise of protest.

Vehicles were also vandalized at the affected police stations.