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The area surrounding the Nigerian parliament witnessed a state of security alert on Tuesday, it was closed after shooting.

A spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, a Shiite group, told Reuters that the Nigeria police shot at the movement’s protesters in front of the National Assembly (parliament) in Abuja on Tuesday, but the protesters did not respond to them.

The parliament building was closed this afternoon after the shooting. Police have so far not responded to requests for comment.

Abuse of the President on the walls
Abuse of the President on the walls

Broken glass of car
Broken glass of car

Nigeria police cordoned the area
Nigeria police cordoned the area

Police blockade
Police blockade

A destroyed car
A destroyed car

Slogans against the Nigerian president
Slogans against the Nigerian president

Nigerian security forces on alert
Nigerian security forces on alert

Security personnel near the Nigerian parliament
Security personnel near the Nigerian parliament

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