El-Zakzaky: Shi’ites Invade National Assembly, Disrupt Sitting
File image courtesy Abayomi Fayese/The Nation

Protesting members of the Shiite group have reportedly shot three policemen on duty at the National Assembly, Concise News reports.

One of the policemen was rushed to the National Assembly clinic around 1.55p.m.

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The protesters also burnt some cars during the protest.

Several witnesses said the incident occurred when the protesters tried to force their way into the assembly complex.

“They shot three policemen. One of them even appears dead already,” said a witness.

It was gathered that policemen locked the National Assembly entrance as sounds of gunshots rented the air.