Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), known as Shiites, have again clashed with the Police at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, today, July 11.
Information reaching us said that Police fired gunshots and tear gas canisters to disperse the protesters, and in the melee, arrested five members of the group.
Report said that the clash caused panic around the federal secretariat with workers, commuters and motorists fleeing out of danger. Members of the sect later regrouped at another location to continue with their protest.
They had stormed the National Assembly complex on Tuesday, during which they shot two policemen and also torched three cars and damaged many other vehicles and property.
Forty suspects were arrested in connection with the Tuesday incident.