Clashes between police and Shi'ite Muslims leaves at least one dead, Nigeriaa

By REUTERS
November 14, 2016 15:04

At least one person was killed during clashes between Shi'ite Muslims and police during a religious procession in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Monday, both sides said.

Nigeria's largest Shi'ite group, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, accused police of firing live ammunition and tear gas.

Kano police spokesman Magaji Majita said a police sergeant was killed, without going into further details.


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