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BREAKING: One killed as Police, Shiites clash in Abuja (UPDATED)

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BREAKING: One killed as Police, Shiites clash in Abuja (UPDATED)

One person was reportedly killed after members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clashed with the police around the Unity Fountain in Abuja.

The police have forcefully dispersed Shiites demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.

Mr El-Zakzaky has been detained without trial for over two years.

Meanwhile, peace has returned to the Abuja city centre.

 

Some of the protesters

Some of the protesters

 

The window pierced by bullet. Photo credit: Alhassan Bala

The window pierced by bullet. Photo credit: Alhassan Bala

According to videos shared on social media, the police fired teargas to disperse the protesters at the Unity Fountain, beside Transcorp hotel.

Details later…

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