BREAKING: Shiites, Police clash in Abuja, 5 protesters feared dead

No fewer than five members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites were feared dead on Tuesday during a clash between the security operative and the group in Abuja.

The confrontation occurred during the procession of members of the IMN at Berger 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 government in a correctional facility in Kaduna State.

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

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