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. https://nyti.ms/2GwdKAW 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: https://vp.nyt.com/video/2018/11/03/78565_1_25-abuja_wg_720p.mp4 By New York Times

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