Nigeria Says Soldiers Who Killed Marchers Were Provoked, Video Shows Otherwise – New York Times Report

ABUJA, Nigeria — The message sent on Twitter was clear: When Nigerian soldiers opened fire on rock-throwing protesters in late October, Nigerian officials swiftly defended them, saying their forces had simply done what President Trump told American soldiers to do in the same situation. The Nigerian military justified its actions by including a video clip of Mr. Trump’s remarks about migrants heading toward the American border, in which he warned: “They want to throw rocks at our military, our military fights back.” Nigeria’s defense came after its soldiers had…

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Visual Investigation: How Elite Nigerian Soldiers Turned A Religious March Into A Massacre

Nigeria Says Soldiers Who Killed Marchers Were Provoked. However, investigations using video evidence shows otherwise. Watch the video here: By New York Times

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