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Tension in Lagos community as hoodlums vandalise 20 cars, loot 50 shops

At least 20 vehicles and 50 shops were vandalised by hoodlums in Mushin, Lagos state when they stormed the area on Monday night to terrorise the residents.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the areas affected are Olusoga, Daniel, Awawu streets and environs in Mushin.

According to The Nation report, the hoodlums came from Idi-Araba to attack the community and the area has always been a hotbed of violence in Mushin.

Speaking with newsmen, a resident in Awawu street said her husband’s car and neighbour’s cars have been vandalised.

“We parked the cars in our compound. They threw all sorts dangerous things that landed on the vehicles. We dared not go out,” she said.

She said the street gate was damaged by the hoodlums before gaining entrance.

Another resident, Wale, said the police ignored their calls for help.

“They told us to deal with the situation and that they will come after the fracas. Please, help call whoever you know that can help us. We are under serious attack,” he said.

A carpenter said his shop was looted after vandalised.

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