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Police teargas Shi’ites protesting against Zakzaky’s detention
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Police teargas Shi’ites protesting against Zakzaky’s detention

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The Police have clashed with hundreds of Shi’ites in the central area of Abuja.

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, are demanding the release of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, who has been detained since 2015.

The group arrived the National Assembly main gate and attempted to forcefully enter the compound, but were resisted by security.

A police reinforcement, supported by the Civil Defence, fired tear gas at the protesters and chased fleeing demonstrators into the neighbouring federal secretariat.

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