BREAKING: Heavy Exchange of Gunfire as Shiites Clash With Police in Abuja [PHOTOS]


Information reaching the Politics Nigeria Newsdesk this afternoon reveals that members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN also known as Shiites have clashed with the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja on Monday.

This is the second time the group is clashing with security agencies over the continued detention of its leader, Shiekh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

The clash began at the federal secretariat during a protest today to compel the federal government to release El-Zakzaky. The protest was disrupted by armed policemen who had cordoned off the road leading to the National Assembly and three arms zone.

Eyewitness reports reveal that the police officers used live ammunition on the Protesters injuring many of them as they advanced towards Eagle Square.

The Protesters also burned down Several Vehicles.

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