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The leader of Nigeria’s minority Shi’ite Muslims accused the military on Saturday of killing three of his sons and 30 of his supporters when they opened fire on a protest the previous day. The military said they were fired upon first by someone in the crowd and that they killed nine people. The Shi’ites were protesting Israeli attacks on Gaza and also marching to observe of a religious holiday, in the northern city of Zaria, where Ibrahim Zakzaky’s Islamic Movement of Nigeria is based, when a troop convoy tried to pass.



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