Senior Nigerian Police Officer killed During Shiites Protest

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The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, DCP Umar, has been reportedly died of gunshotwounds following the clash between the Police and Shiite members in Abuja on Monday.

TVC News gathered that the officer was shot dead by protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.

Umar was reportedly gunned down as he tried to pacify the rampaging Shi’ite members who disrupted commercial activities and vehicular movement during their protest at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, today.

He was immediately taken to an undisclosed hospital where he died.

Also, a youth corps member with Channels Television is in critical condition after he was shot

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