More than 12 people have been reported dead after a clash between members of the

The incident occurred around the Tamburawa area on Monday, November 14, after the police made attempts to stop a Shiite protest, reports say.

One of the deceased persons is a police officer.

Police officers in the state are said to have been deployed to the area to maintain the peace leading to the blockage of the Kano- Zaria road.

The attack comes almost a year after a clash between the Nigerian army and members of the group in Zaria, Kaduna state which led to the capture of its leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

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The activities of the IMN were recently banned in Kaduna.