Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos state police command have been attacked by hoodlums on Monday.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the attack occurred at Herbert Macaulay way, Yaba area of the state.

This is coming hours after WITHIN NIGERIA reported that hoodlums have reportedly broke into the premises of Benin Prison popularly known as White House and freed several inmates in one of the cells.

Recall that there has been an outbreak of violence in some parts of the country amid the ongoing #EndSARS protests.

According to a witness, the thugs attacked the security agents on the assumption that they were deployed to stop the protests.