Nigeria's Army Tried to Cover Up Shiite Massacre, Amnesty Says

  • Troops removed blood stains and hid bodies in mass grave
  • Rights group calls for independent forensic investigation

An attempt by Nigeria’s army to cover up the killing of more than 300 Shiite Muslims in the city of Zaria by hiding their bodies in a mass grave shows an “utter contempt for human life and accountability,” Amnesty International said.

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