Amnesty International has gathered clear evidence that the security forces opened fire, shot and injured several people on October 12. However the governor of Rivers State told Amnesty International that "there was no firing, no shooting and no-one was killed or injured on the day. In fact, nothing happened at all."
This video features an interview with Linus Johns, a 20 year old man who was shot in his home during these events. He can no longer work to support his elderly parents due to the injuries he sustained.