Nigeria police shoot dead protester

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Nigeria police shoot dead protester

Postby Richard Akindele » Fri Oct 13, 2006 6:49 pm

JOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Police shot and killed at least one demonstrator and wounded another taking part in a political protest Friday in central Nigeria, witnesses said.

"The crowd blocked the road and were throwing stones; then the police fired," local journalist Celestine Attsar said.

Attsar said he saw one man killed by a shot to the head and a wounded man carried into a nearby hospital.

The crowd was protesting the attempted impeachment of state governor Joshua Dariye for corruption.

The Associated Press.
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