Saturday, September 15, 2012

Protests in Jos and Katsina over ‘blasphemous video’

Some parts of Jos were engulfed in confusion Friday afternoon after some Muslim youths took to the streets to protest an American film said to have portrayed Prophet Mohammed in bad light.

What started as a peaceful protest by the placard carrying youths, turned to chaos and confusion when soldiers fired gun shots into the air, ostensibly to disperse the youths.