Again, Police clash with Shi’ites in Abuja, 5 injured

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Five members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) were injured on Tuesday during a clash between the security operative and members of Shi’ites.

The confrontation occurred during the procession of members of the IMN at Burger roundabout in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The shi’ites are demanding the unconditional release of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat detained by the government in a correctional facility in Kaduna State.

A member of the IMN Ibrahim Yahaya told our correspondent: “As I am speaking to you five of our members have been killed by the police.”

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