BREAKING: Channels TV reporter shot, 2 NEMA vehicles burnt as Shiite, police clash in Abuja
Many people were injured in a violent clash between the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiite, and the police on Monday.
We can confirm that a journalist with Channels TV was among the victims as he was shot and rushed to the hospital.
If I were you I would stay away from the Central Business District, Abuja. Gunshots and what appears to be shots from an APC have been the soundtrack here within the last 30 minutes. Apparently, the Shiites have been marching. Stay safe. pic.twitter.com/wDgTemcKMl
— Bolaji Olatunde (@BOLMOJOLA) July 22, 2019
Also, the Shittes members burnt down two operational vehicles belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA.
TheNewsGuru, TNG had earlier reported that there was sporadic shooting at the National Assembly and Federal Secretariat complex in the afternoon of the same day as unknown persons clashed with some security agents manning these two national institutions.
The two vehicles were stationed at NEMA operational office near the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs before they were set ablaze by the Islamic fundamentalists.
Penultimate Tuesday, July 9, 2019, the members of the Islamic sect invaded the apex legislature and engaged security agents in a fierce battle of supremacy in which many lives and vehicles were destroyed.
It is not immediately clear if there were some arrests made by security agents at the Federal Secretariat complex where the two vehicles were burnt.