Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi’ite group

Police officers stand guard outside the National Assembly, after clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters in Abuja, Nigeria July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi’ite Muslim protesters. Both sides blamed the other for the shooting. In a statement, police said two officers were shot and wounded in the legs, and six other officers were injured […]

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