Call to investigate Nigerian military killings of Shiites

April 13, 2016 11:32 AM

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LAGOS, Nigeria – Amnesty International is calling for an investigation of military killings of Nigeria's minority Shiite Muslims following revelations of hundreds buried in a mass grave.

Kaduna state government secretary Balarabe Lawal told a commission of inquiry this week that dozens of soldiers and state officials transported 347 bodies from a mortuary and an army base to a remote site where they were buried after the Dec. 12-14 military raids on Shiite compounds in northern Zari...

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