Wednesday 12 October 2016

Military And Shia Members Clash In Funtua Katsina [Viewers Discretion Strongly Advised]

Tensions and security concerns have been raised in Nigeria following a clash between the country’s military and Islamic Movement of Nigeria, a Shiite group. The Military and members of the Shia groups clashed in Funtua, Katsina state during the Ashuraa procession of the group. Many lives have been lost.
Shi'ite Muslims take part in a rally to commemorate Ashura in Kano, Nigeria October 24, 2015. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Stringer

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