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Nigerian Army Killsed 348 Shiites in December Raid, Inquiry Says

A Nigerian commission has found that the army killed 348 people from a minority Shiite Muslim sect last December and has called for the prosecution of those involved. "The Nigerian army used excessive force," said the judicial inquiry in its report, published Monday. It said troops that took part in the three-day military raid on the northern city of Zaria should be identified "with a view to prosecuting them." The Nigerian army raided the headquarters of Shiite...

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