Police and protesting Shiites clashed today in Abuja. The shiites are demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
Mr El-Zakzaky has been detained without trial for over two years.
Videos shared online show police firing teargas to disperse the protesters at the Unity Fountain, beside Transcorp hotel. Others showed the protesters stoning police vehicles.
– Police Clash with Shiites Members Protesting at Transcript Hilton,Abuja pic.twitter.com/pmjTGpeck7
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