Police fire teargas at Shi’ite Muslim protesters in Nigeria’s capital | Top News

Police fire teargas at Shi’ite Muslim protesters in Nigeria’s capital | Top News


ABUJA (Reuters) – Police fired teargas at Shi’ite Muslim protesters in Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Tuesday on the second day of clashes with demonstrators calling for their religious leader’s freedom.

A day earlier, police had fired bullets to try and disperse the protesters. Organisers said at least one demonstrator was killed and several others injured on Monday. [nL8N1RT6MU]

Reporting by Abraham Achirga and Afolabi Sotunde; Writing by Paul Carsten



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