Police fire teargas at Shi’ite protesters in Nigerian capital – Reuters witness

ABUJA, July 11 (Reuters) – Police fired teargas at a protesting Shi’ite group in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja, a Reuters witness saw on Thursday.

Hundreds gathered to demand the release of their leader two days after clashes with police left at least two dead and 40 protesters in police custody. (Reporting by Abraham Achirga, writing by Libby George; Editing by Alison Williams)

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