Nigeria: Police clash with Muslim protesters, deaths recorded

Police on Monday clashed with some Muslim protesters in the Nigerian capital Abuja resulting in deaths. A senior police officer and at least four protesters are reported dead. Local media reported that the protesters who are members of the Islamic Movement shot dead a senior police officer whose name was given as DCP Umar. DCP Umar was in charge of Operations at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command in Abuja. He was reportedly shot dead when he tried to clam down rampaging Shi’ite members who had disrupted commercial activities and…

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