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Nigerian Police Set Fire To Lagos Settlement Thought To Host Militants,Thousands Of People Displaced

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Thousands of people in Nigeria’s Lagos state were left homeless on Sunday after police stormed an informal fishing settlement and set fire to their homes, according to rights groups and residents. Community members of the Otodo Gbame riverine community said armed police fired bullets and tear gas indiscriminately, forcing them onto canoes in the water as…

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