There was pandemonium at Third junction in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State as angry youths staged a protest over the alleged killing of a bus driver by a policeman.

The ‎protest on Tuesday later turned violent and resulted in a clash between youths and some mobile policemen deployed in the scene. 

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‎As the policemen fired tear gas canisters to disperse the protesters, the demonstrators threw stones at the security personnel.

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Subsequent efforts by the security agents to calm the aggrieved youths proved abortive as ‎they (protesters) destroyed some operational vehicles of the police.

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One of the Hilux vans was said to have been set ablaze‎.

The development grounded commercial activities on Akpakpava road and Second junction, as traders close their shops and took cover.


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