Channels TV reporter shot covering Police, Shiites clash in Abuja

Reports reaching Firstcall News from Abuja are indicating that there is sporadic shooting around the Federal Secretariat in the nation’s capital as police battle members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also called Shiites, after their ‘Free El Zakzaky’ protest turned violent.

Meanwhile, Channels TV is reporting that one of its reporters covering the event has been hit in the stomach by a “stray bullet”.

However, the Lagos-based private television station did not disclose the name of the reporter.

Details later…