Shiite protesters kill Deputy Commissioner of Police in Abuja

DCP Usman Umar
DCP Usman Umar
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A Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations at the FCT Police Command, DCP Usman Umar was today shot by members of the El-Zakzakky Islamic Movement in Nigeria.

The officer was allegedly shot while trying to calm the protesters who took over major part of the Central Business District of the city.

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A police source, who confirmed the incident said DCP Umar died when he was rushed to an undisclosed hospital.

The Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba promised to issue a statement soon.

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Shiite protesters
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