Shittes & Another Muslim Sect Clash In Jos

There has been a clash between Shitte members and rival Muslim youths in Jos. The clash has left one person dead.

According to reports, hundreds of Shitte women dressed in black had staged a protest in Jos today demanding the release of their leader El-Zakzaky, his wife and some other members who have being in detention since the 12th of December after being arrested by the army during a clash that left some members dead.

Aside requesting for the release of their leader they are also requesting for the release of the dead bodies of their members killed by the army for proper burial according to Islamic traditions.

The protest which started off as peaceful turned violent leading to a clash and the death of one person. Security personnel have since been deployed to strategic places in the state while worship places are being heavily guarded.

All forms of rallies, protests and processions have been banned in the state or must get the permission of the police before commencing.

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