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7 Killed in Nigeria Clashes Between Police, Biafra Protesters

Police in southern Nigeria say seven people were killed late Monday in a clash between officers and protesters calling for the restoration of the former breakaway nation of Biafra.   The police chief of Delta State, Usman Bala Alkali told a reporter for VOA’s Hausa Service that the sides exchanged fire after police tried to stop the marchers from crossing a major bridge spanning the Niger River and connecting the two cities of Asaba and Onitsha.   The protesters had no permit...

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