Dozens killed in latest clash between Shiite members and Police
Members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria on Monday morning clashed with the police in Kano city.
A witness said the clash started around Tamburawa, on the outskirts of Kano city, when the police tried to stop a Shiite protest.
Over a dozen people including a police officer are feared killed from the violent clash.
The police have since deployed heavily armed mobile police officers to the area while the major Kano- Zaria road is completely blocked.