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"Somebody got hit straight beside me and he died on the spot"

Witnesses have told the BBC what they saw when men in military camouflage opened fire on protesters in Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday evening

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Maker of OxyContin painkillers reaches $8.3bn (£6.3bn) settlement to resolve probe of its role in fuelling America's opioid crisis https://t.co/EmurULg7GC
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Parents of 545 children separated families at US-Mexico border cannot be found, American Civil Liberties Union says https://t.co/i4cv7xasdR
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White paint that reflects sunlight could cut CO2 emissions from buildings, researchers say https://t.co/e5Mkl1ZdmA
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US police officer involved in killing of black woman Breonna Taylor says case had "nothing to do with race" https://t.co/aOLpazl9ax
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"They are children of God and have a right to a family"

Pope Francis indicates support for same-sex couples to have 'civil unions'

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Buildings have been set alight across the city and police have put up roadblocks 

Calls for police reform have morphed into chants that President Buhari must go

The president has called for “understanding and calm”

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A growing number of celebrities have now pledged support for the demonstrators 

Nigerian and Manchester United footballer Odion Ighalo called the government "a shame to the world"

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Protests over a now-disbanded police unit - the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars) - began earlier this month following allegations of officers robbing, attacking and even killing people 

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Witnesses say soldiers opened fire on demonstrators 

"They kept on advancing and advancing... it became total chaos,” one man told the BBC

The Nigerian military has denied the claims

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A number of people protesting against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria, have reportedly been shot dead or wounded 

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