Touts clash at Mazamaza Mile Two Motor Park in Lagos

Touts clash at Mazamaza Mile Two Motor Park in Lagos, Many persons were injured on Tuesday after hoodlums went clash at the Mazamaza Motor Park in Mile Two, Lagos. It was gathered that the fight, which almost snowballed into an ethnic crisis between Yoruba and Igbo factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) started Monday morning.

Touts clash at Mazamaza Mile Two Motor Park

Many people has been injured as touts clash in mile two motor park in Lagos, violence erupted in no time, with the factions wielding dangerous weapons such as guns and cutlasses. Is described as bloody clash.

He said they also set bonfires, forcing motorists and other road users to scamper to safety.

Touts clash at Mazamaza Mile Two Motor Park in Lagos

“They were shooting anyhow and using cutlass on each other. From where we sat, we saw some injured people being taken away by their members.

“There was a man who was unconscious and blood was gushing from his head. I do not know if it was gun injury or cutlass,” said the driver.

Similarly, a social media user, Theresa Doghor said: “This morning (Tuesday), Mazamaza looks like a place where a war was fought. I asked someone in the crowd and she said, ‘Yoruba and Igbo’

“They must have fought for hours. There are burnt tyres on the ground and no one is selling.”

Another eyewitness, one Mbakwem Uzor said: “Mazamaza First Gate has been on lock down since Monday night. A serious fight going on with lots of gunshots.

 

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