Thousands of Shiite Muslims in Kano, hit the streets on Thursday, December 24, for the annual Maulud Nabiy procession and also to mourn the death of their members in Zaria.Army.
Led by Mallam Sanusi Abdulkadir, the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, comprising of women, children and men, clad in black attires, marched through the city streets.
Over 300 Shiite Muslims were gunned down on December 12, in Zaria, Kaduna, during a clash with the Nigerian Army.
The military had claimed that Shiite members, had attempted to assassinate the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai.
However, the Muslim sect has denied the allegations, which was described as the lie of the decade.
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