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Nigerian Police, Shi'ite Muslims Clash in Kano State, at Least 9 Dead

Police said nine people were killed in clashes between Shi’ite Muslims and police during a religious procession in northern Nigeria on Monday, but the minority sect said dozens of its members lost their lives. The clashes occurred on the outskirts of Kano, a city in a state of the same name, as members of the country's largest Shi’ite group, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), conducted an annual procession to Zaria in neighboring Kaduna state. It was the latest in a series of...

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