The army said this while reacting to a report by SaharaReporters that soldiers shot peaceful demonstators.
“No soldiers were at the scene,” the Nigerian Army said via its official Twitter handle.
Over 10 people have been reportedly killed while many had been left with gunshot injuries after soldiers launched the deadly attack on Tuesday night to disperse the youth.
Video recorded by protesters showed army shooting at those demonstrating.
The soldiers also blocked an ambulance from moving in to attend to gunshot victims.