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Kaduna: Shi’ites Allege Fresh Attacks On Members By Police



The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has alleged that police operatives killed three of their members in Kaduna State.

IMN in a statement released through its President, Media Forum of the group, Ibrahim Musa, alleged that three Shi’ite members were attacked and killed by the combined team of armed police and thugs

According to the statement, “the killing happened on Saturday evening when the Islamic group clashed with security agents during it’s Ashura mourning session in the state.”

He further stated that the vehicles of their members who attended the mourning were vandalised, while a police vehicle caught fire after it fell into a gutter, resulting in the burning of a house close to it.

A team of policemen attacked a gathering of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria holding the annual Ashura mourning commemorating the brutal assassination of Imam Husein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and killed three persons.”

“Those killed are Abubakar Talle, Ali Rigasa, and an unnamed person, with many people injured by gunshots.” the statement further said