Chief of Army Staff Escapes Assassination Attempt In kaduna.Many Feared Dead As Soldiers And Shiites Clash In Kaduna – Vanguard reports that the clash was between soldiers attached to the convoy of Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, and some members of the Shiite sect who allegedly attacked his convoy in Zaria, Kaduna state.
According to Premium Times, soldiers opened fire on members of the Shiite Muslim sect in their Husainiyya base in Zaria.
Speaking with journalists, a resident of the area, who claimed to have witnessed the incident, said that a truckload of soldiers came to the Husainiya area and surrounded it.
“All of a sudden we heard gun shots and many people died.”
“The soldiers are still there and they have evacuated some of the corpses while others were taken by the site members,” the witness said