Soldiers who shot at will dispersed a crowd gathered for the 2016 Biafran War Memorial Day in Nkpor, Anambra State, killing one person whose corpse has been deposited at the mortuary.
Here are photos from the 2014 edition of Biafran War Memorial Day in Onitsha, Anambra State on May 30 2014:
3 million people were killed in the present South East and South South geopolitical zones of Nigeria by starvation and violence during the Nigerian Civil War aka Biafran War between July 6, 1967and January 15, 1970. The Biafran War Memorial Day is a day set aside to honor the victims of the Biafran War. It is mostly recognized in South East and South South Nigeria.