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Nigeria | Nigerian Police attack Ashura Rallies in Katsina

Nigerian police attacked Tuesday participants in Ashura rally in Katsina, a step that is not the first of its kind againsr Shia Muslims where Nigerian security forces have attacked a center of the Islamic Movement in Zaria and arrested its leader and killed hundreds of participants in an event there.

Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Muhammad Imam Hussain bin Ali (AS), his family, and his companions in the battle of Karbala that took place on 10 Muharram in the year 61 AH.

On the occasion, they hold memorial services and public mourning processions expressing their loyalty and allegiance to Imam Hussain and his family.

Participants in the rally running away of security forces