Shiites protests got bloody today Monday 22nd July 2019 after the the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN also known as Shiites clashed with the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja. The protests began at the Federal Secretariat but their very violent protests was disrupted by armed policemen who had cordoned off the road leading to the National Assembly and three arms zone
Eye witnesses reported that many Shittes protesters were killed today as men of the Nigerian Police force shot sporadically at the supporters who were demanding for the release of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky from prison custody. They also burnt down a NEMA emergency Station at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja. Following the clash between the Nigeria Police Force and the Shiites group, President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the security chiefs and he is currently holding an emergency meeting with them at the presidential villa in Abuja.
The meeting started at about 4pm.
The Nigerian Police force also took to their account on Twitter to react to the report and told people to be calm.
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