BREAKING: Panic as violence erupts in Lagos community, properties set ablaze
Pandemonium broke out on Sunday afternoon, November 15, at Abraham Adesanya, in Ajah area of Lagos State, following multiple violent incidents that led to the intervention of security operatives.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that there have been several clashes between factions of hoodlums in the area, a recent clash was followed by series of robbery incidents on Saturday night which made Security operatives to intervene to restore calmness on Sunday morning.
According to eyewitnesses, there were multiple gunshots in the area after the arrival of the policemen who raided a notorious ghetto known as Bolar, where majority of the hoodlums use as hideout.
Chaos, however, escalated after the security operatives departed from the area. Hoodlums were reportedly setting properties on fire and looting stores. The incident has caused traffic in the area a video from the scene, obtained by WITHIN NIGERIA shows residents living within the vicinity scampering for safety.
Watch footage from the area below;
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