BREAKING NEWS: Police, Shiites In Gun Duel At National Assembly
A protest on Tuesday by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria also known as Shiites, has turned violent at the National Assembly.
The protesters reportedly shot at least two security operatives at the National Assembly complex.
The incident led to the closure of all gates to the National Assembly premises.
Security operatives and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria also known as Shiites are currently engaged in gun battle at the National Assembly.
ElombahNews gathered that Shiite protesters overpowered some security personnels and engaged them in gun duel.
Information available to this medium says that a policeman and a personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were wounded.
From our correspondent:
Tension as Shiite Protesters National Assembly
There was palpable tension in the premises of National Assembly as angry shittes protesters tried to force their way into premises of Nigeria Parliament.
Police are shooting sporadically into the air to scare the protesters from entering National Assembly premises at the time of filing this report.