Nigeria: Curfew in place after abducted schoolgirls released
By TVC News Nigeria
05 March 2021 | 1:54 pm
Authorities in Zamfara state have declared a curfew and shut markets after violence erupted as the girls were reunited with their parents. Security forces opened fire after stones were thrown at government officials.
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