One dead, scores injured as police fire teargas on Shiites members in Kano.

Reports reaching our office, has it that one person has been killed and scores injured as operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, on Monday attacked members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN.


The members, under the guidance of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky were trekking for the annual Arbaeen Symbolic Trekking from Kano to Zaria in Kaduna state.

We gathered that the police operatives mounted a road block and fired teargas on the peaceful trekkers.


The Kano Police spokespersons, DSP Musa Magaji, could not be reached for comments as at press time.


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