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Breaking: 13-year-old boy falls off moving truck, dies in Delta #EndSARS protest
An unidentified 13 -year -old boy , who reportedly took part in an #EndSARS protest in Sapele , Delta State , on Monday , died from injuries sustained after he fell off a moving inter -state truck.
It was gathered that the teenager had joined the teeming youths demonstrating against police brutality and extrajudicial killings in Sapele when the incident happened .
An eyewitness , who craved anonymity, said the boy jumped on a moving truck that was heading outside the town but fell off the truck.
“ Before we could rush him to the clinic , he died ,” the source said.
The corpse of the young boy was later wrapped in a cloth with the colours of the Nigerian flag and placed on the truck at the Amukpe area of Sapele.
Meanwhile, the # EndSARS protesters also besieged the Sapele end of the Warri – Benin Highway.
Road users have been subjected to hardship as a result of the closure of major roads in the state .