Many Feared Dead As Police/Shi’te Clash In Kano

By Tony Nwanne

A violent clash between security agents and some members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’te has left many dead in Kano.

The incident which occurred at Tamburawa General area along Zaria Road, occurred around 8.00am when hundreds of Shi’te are on annual treking to Zaria.

Tsmburawa is located at kilometer 20, Kano-Zaria road.
Vanguard reports that security sources in Kano revealed that several hundreds of others are also injured following heavy resistance encountered by the police. Already, the strategic highways have been closed to traffic as thousands of commuters have been stranded. Police image maker in Kano, Magaji Musa Majia was not available for comments.

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