18 killed by Nigeria security forces over virus lockdown: rights body

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Road block: Lagos, Africa’s biggest city, has been in lockdown since March 31. ?AFP/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI ABUJA: Nigerian security agents have killed 18 people in their enforcement of measures to curb coronavirus, a figure higher than the documented toll inflicted by the disease, the country’s human rights body said. Africa’s most populous nation has imposed a total lockdown in megacity Lagos and the capital Abuja and set restrictions in other regions in a bid to contain the virus.

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