Nigerian Policemen Opens Fire on Shiite Protesters, Three Feared Dead (Graphic Photos)
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria ( IMN) on Tuesday protested on the streets of Abuja to observe Ashura procession.
Members of the movement gathered at Wuse market as early as 7 a m and marched toward the popular Berger roundabout.
They carried along placard with arabic inscriptions and singing some anti-government songs.
However, the protesters took to their heels when some armed policemen stormed the venue.
The protest caused gridlock in many parts of the city with report that policemen have shot some Shiite protesters, killing three people.
Many others sustained serious injury.