Thursday, 13 October 2016

Nigeria deadly clashes at banned Shia march

At least 11 people have died in clashes in northern Nigeria as Shia Muslims mark an important religious event.
Ashura day gatherings, which commemorate the killing of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, were banned in some places, including Katsina state.
Witnesses told the BBC that nine people died in the state's Funtua town when troops tried to block the march.
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