Soldiers killed one, injured 4 Members of the Islamic movement in Kaduna State , Nigeria

Monday around 4.45 pm, armed soldiers stormed Kaduna Markaz of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, opened fire and killed one, 2 injured.

The soldiers in a white Hilux van with their commandant named Captain Sene stormed the residence and arrested one Brother who told them it was restricted residential area, not passage of vehicles.

Having released the Brother, the Captain Sene shot the three Brothers at close range and left the area.

The soldiers in another Hilux van, Operation Yaki, took strategic positions at the roundabout leading to the Markaz.

The writer of this story met the soldiers and demanded what lead to the shooting but they said nothing happened.

When I demanded to speak with their commander, they said, “You cannot speak with anyone”.

I told them that I was going to write what I saw, one of the soldiers said: “Go and write anything you want”.


The Brother killed is Umar Abubakar.

Those injured are:

Sani Yusuf

Auwal Ahmad

Lado Abubakar

Ayyuba Jibril





Ibrahim Usman