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3 Dead In Police Clash With Shi’ites Members In Kaduna

3 Dead In Police Clash With Shi’ites Members In Kaduna

Three lives were lost in a clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Shiites and the police on Saturday.

The President Media forum of the IMN, Shiites, Ibrahim Musa, said a combined force of armed (police) men and thugs violently attacked members of the Movement who were conducting the Ashura mourning session in Kaduna.

He said:

Today, Saturday evening, at Hayin Bello neighborhood, 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 (S) and killed 3 persons instantly.

Those killed are: Abubakar Talle, Ali Rigasa, and an unnamed person, with many people injured by gunshots

This year’s Ashura mourning started on Thursday 20/08/2020 coinciding with the beginning of new Islamic calendar 1442 in two other neighborhoods peacefully and is scheduled to culminate on the tenth of Muharram next week.

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