Sheikh Zakzaky Alleges Soldiers Planning to Attack Ashura Procession

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Both Amnesty International and the UK-based Islamic Human Rights Commission ‎have indicted the Nigerian military


Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has alleged that he uncovered plans by the Nigerian military to attack Ashura procession scheduled to hold on Monday in Zaria and other cities.

‎Sheikh Zakzaky, whose three sons and 31 followers were gunned down in July 25 in Zaria by Nigerian soldiers during a peaceful procession in solidarity with Palestinians under Israeli occupation said troops and ammunition have been deployed to Zaria ready for the attack.

Read the rest of the article published on 2 November 2014 on allAfrica