BRT kills hawker while trying to run away from KAI
This afternoon people staying along Maryland, Lagos witness a very horrific and unfortunate incident of a street hawker which lead to his untimely death. The street hawker was trying to run away from Officials of KAI (Kick Against Indiscipline) who was chasing him and he was knocked down by a BRT bus. He died instantly. According to eye witness the KIA official chased the man who apparently broke the law. While trying to run away from the official along Maryland bridge, he ran into a BRT bus. That led to his instant death.
The death of the hawker got the area boys and fellow hawkers angry and they descended and decimated all BRT buses in the area. In a short time it had turned into a riot in protest of the dead hawker. It took the timely intervention of the Army and the Police to calm things down in the area.
Graphic Pictures of the accident: