Breaking: One killed as Shiites clash with police, burn NEMA building (photos)

NEMA vehicles and building burnt by Shiites during a protest in Abuja
NEMA vehicles and building burnt by Shiites during a protest in Abuja

It was a terrible sight to behold as police and the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise called Shi’ites clashed in Abuja.

One person was killed during the clash
One person was killed during the clash

The clash led to the death of one Shi’ite member and the destruction of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) station at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja.

Recall that the members of the IMN have been engaging in violent protests of late, demanding for the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El Zakzaky.

As at the time this report is filed, Nigerian Police have taken control of the situation.

Shiites clash with police in Abuja
Shiites clash with police in Abuja
Shiites clash with police in Abuja
Shiites clash with police in Abuja
Shiites clash with police in Abuja
Shiites clash with police in Abuja
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