SAHARANEWS – Many reportedly wounded as Police opens fire on Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) protesters against Fulani-herdsmen killings in Yola
Armed policemen have clashed with protesters in Yola, capital of Adamawa State, leaving scores injured.
The violence erupted when policemen tried to prevent a peaceful procession organized by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) from reaching strategic parts of the city.
CAN said it organized the protest to register its displeasure with killer herdsmen who have attacked over 43 communities mainly inhabited by Christians in the state.
At a point, the Police resorted to firing live bullets as the people remained defiant.