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Authorities Drain Entire Lake After A Woman With HIV Was Found Dead Inside It (Photo)

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Indian authorities have been pumping water out of a huge lake in Morab village in southern India after locals expressed fears of contamination following the discovery of the body of a woman infected with HIV. Villagers rely on the local water source for farming in the drought-affected region

Indian authorities said they have been busy pumping water out of a sprawling lake in the south of the country in an effort to allay local villagers’ fears that it was contaminated after the discovery of the body of a woman infected with HIV a week ago.   

The lake near the village of Morab in Karnataka, about 440 km (273 miles) from the state’s capital of Bengaluru, covers 32 acres (13 hectares).

The drainage operation has run for the last four days and fresh water from a nearby canal will be used to replenish the lake over the next four to five days, said Naveen Hullur, who is in charge of the area.

The lake is a key source of drinking water for more than 1,000 people who live in the drought-affected region and earn their livelihoods by farming the surrounding land.

According to the local official, although the virus is usually transmitted through sexual intercourse, infected blood and from an infected mother to the baby in her womb or through breastfeeding, the villagers’ alarm at the discovery a week ago drove the demand for the lake to be drained. 

‘We tried our best to assure the villagers that we would get the water tested, but they did not budge and even refused to come near the lake,’ Hullur added.

The HIV virus which causes AIDS is not spread in air, water or in food, or by sharing cups, bowls, cutlery, clothing, or toilet seats. 

It cannot survive in the body after the infected person dies.

It was not immediately clear how much the drainage operation would cost. 

Public health officials in the region did not immediately respond to telephone calls and email messages from Reuters to seek comment.

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“They have to kill us all” – Rudeboy set to lead #EndSARS protest at Lekki Toll gate today

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Rudeboy set to lead #EndSARS protest at Lekki Toll gate today

Nigerian musician, Paul Okoye, professionally known as Rudeboy has vowed to storm Lekki Toll gate and continue the #EndSARS protest.

Yesterday, the government of Lagos state announced a 24-hours curfew on the state owing to the turn of events at the EndSARS protest. In the heat of the curfew, unarmed citizens were shot by military men and this is said to have claimed lives.

Rudeboy reacted to painful news by calling everyone out to make it to Lekki Toll gate today. He is so pumped up as doesn’t care if it costs him his life.

He wrote;

Everybody should be at the lekki toll gate tomorrow…….. they have to kill us all we move”

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#EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

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The Nigerian army has debunked claims that it had hands in the mass shooting of #Endsars protester in the Lekki-Ikoyi area of Lagos state.

No fewer than 50 people were allegedly shot at and injured during the peaceful protest in Lekki on Tuesday evening by fully dressed military men.

In a Twitter post via the military’s official page, the Nigerian Army denied deploying their men to the location or having anything to do with the said shootings.

Contrary to the army’s claim of it as fake news, video evidence from the scene shows otherwise as officers dressed in camo were be seen firing live ammunitions sporadically at protesters.

Watch the video below;

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Photos of Commander Francis Omata surfaces on the internet after he was accused of being in charge of the Lekki Massacre

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Brigadier Francis Omata, accused of ordering shooting at Lekki Toll Gate, is currently the talk of social media.

Photos of Commander, Francis Omata have surfaced the internet after he was accused of being in charge of the Lekki Massacre.

Recall, last night, the Nigerian army reportedly opened fire on peaceful protesters at Lekki toll gate. Prior to the incident, the lights were cut out, and CCTV cameras removed.

However, a brave lady, DJ Switch who was at the scene of the massacre, took a bold step to go live on Instagram with thousands of viewers, including international bodies storming the live.

During the live session, she disclosed that the commander in charge of the massacre is F.O. Omata.

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