Monday, 16 April 2018

UPDATE: 1 dead as Shiite,police clash in Abuja

One person has been reportedly shot
dead in a clash involving Nigeria police
and Members of Islamic Movement of
Nigeria (IMN) on Monday.
DAILY INDEPENDENT correspondent,
who is at the scene of the clash, reported
that there is increased tension in the
Abuja metropolis where the clash
occurred.
The bloody clash occurred at the Unity
Fountain where the group is holding its
daily sit-out protest to demand the
release of their leader, Ibraheem El-
Zakzaky, who has been in the custody of
Department of State Service (DSS) since
December 2015.
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Impounded Vehicles
The road leading to Transcorp Hilton
Hotel has been blocked as at time of this
report while the protesters have pushed
towards the National Human Rights
Commission (NHRC) building in
Maitama.

Several vehicles parked along the
roadside were vandalised while others
had their glasses smashed.

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