The #EndSARS protest continued in different parts of the country on Thursday, with protesters repelling attacks from thugs and security agents.
The attacks forced some protesters to hire bouncers to increase security at the protest grounds.
In Lagos, tragedy struck when two people were crushed to death during the protest in the Alagbado area of the state.
Two victims identified as Ojo Azeez, 27; and Yusuf Sodia, 26, were earlier killed by a reckless SUV driver who allegedly intentionally ran into them while.there were participating in the peaceful #EndSARS protest
While the demonstration was on in the Ikeja area around 8 am, hoodlums, suspected to be members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, invaded the protest ground.
Izeksblog gathered that the men were armed with cutlasses and axes and injured several protesters.
They were also said to have vandalised vehicles in a bid to disperse the crowd.
Footage trending online showed some of the injured protesters soaked in blood while seeking medical aid.
Some of the hoodlums were alleged to have been conveyed to the scene in a government-owned bus.
An eyewitness, Seyi Adebayo, said the thugs attacked the protesters on the claim that the protest was affecting their businesses.
After the incident, the protesters regrouped and continued their agitations.