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Army Chief, Buratai escapes assassination attempt



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Reports reaching Ripples Nigeria has it that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday, escaped an assassination attempt in Zaria, Kaduna State, when members of the Muslim sect, Shiites allegedly attacked his convoy in Zaria, Kaduna State.

This however led to a clash between the sect members and Soldiers in the convoy of the Army chief, leading to the death of seven persons.

It is however not yet clear what led to the clash.


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