How the Nigerian military fatally shot a young captive
08 November 2023 | 3:30 am
An unarmed youth, dressed only in blue shorts, is prodded from the back of a pickup truck and forced to the ground by a gunman in Nigerian military fatigues. The gunman then fires nine shots, leaving the youth motionless next to two other bodies.
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