How Nigerian Police, Soldiers Gunned Down Eight Of Our Members In Abuja— Shiites

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly generally known as Shi’ites has narrated the brutal assault that allegedly led to the dying of eight of its members on Tuesday. 

Members of the sect have been attacked by the Nigerian Army and the police at Gwarinpa, alongside Kubwa Expressway, Abuja, throughout an annual non secular procession. 

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Addressing a press convention on Tuesday night, the Secretary, Academic Forum of the Movement, Abdullahi Musa described the assault as callous, barbaric, and uncalled for.

He defined that their Symbolic Trek kicked off on the gate of Gwarinpa Model City and took them to the principle bus cease, the place it was finally terminated earlier than the arrival of mixed safety operatives who swooped on them.

He stated the gun-wielding safety brokers upon their arrival opened fireplace on them, killing eight individuals and injuring many others.

He alleged that the police took away some useless our bodies to an unknown vacation spot.

Musa stated, “Today, in Abuja, it was another heartlessness on display by the combination of Army, Police, and Civil Defence operatives. Sheikh (Ibraheem) El-Zakzaky’s followers started an Arba’een procession from the gate of Gwarinpa model city to the main bus stop, where it was terminated.

“Arbaeen is a world occasion and we began yesterday (Monday) and it ended peacefully. Today is the final day and we got here out to conclude the trekking.

“We terminated it at the second gate and everything was over. Unfortunately, a combined team of police and soldiers arrived around 10: 00 am. The police were in the front and soldiers were behind and the police started shooting tear gas while the soldiers were shooting live ammunition. They even used Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs) on us and people started running and they killed eight people.

“They even went away with two our bodies who have been shot in entrance of GTBank.

“Those who attended had even begun to disperse, then arrived the team of the joint security agents with all sorts of savagery.

“The brutality they meted out was of various stage. First, they doused folks with tear fuel, began taking pictures dwell ammunition, gunning down many. Eight have been confirmed useless, tens of scores injured and quite a few arrested.”


He stated the motion remained dedicated and centered regardless of the assault, including that Arba’een Symbolic trek can’t be stopped by any safety agent or authorities.

He added that the aim of the procession was to recall and equally expertise the trial and tribulation confronted by the Household of the Holy Prophet (S).

 

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How Nigerian Police, Soldiers Gunned Down Eight Of Our Members In Abuja— Shiites

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