UPDATED: Protesters burn tyres as police prevent attack on Shoprite in Abuja


Protesters angered over xenophobic attack on Nigerians in South Africa went violent on Tuesday as they burnt tyres on the street of Abuja.

This follows police presence at the entrance of Shoprite, which prevented the protesters from attacking the South African owned firm located. Angry protesters went wild as they burnt tyres on the airport road in Abuja and harassed commuters.

The protesters also dared the police to fire at them. More policemen are seen arriving the scene, as well as the federal fire service.


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