Two journalists with Reuters, Afolabi Shotunde and Camillus, has regained their freedom after they were initially arrested by the police in Abuja while covering a protest of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.

After their arrest earlier on Wednesday, Shotunde had revealed through his Twitter handle that they were being taken to an unknown destination.

Afterwards, his telephones became switched off, putting all those, who knew him in distress.

However, not too long after their arrest, both journalists were released with any incident.

SaharaReporters had earlier reported how a schoolgirl was shot by a policeman during the protest by members of the IMN at Wuse Market, Abuja, on Wednesday. 

An eyewitness said that the girl was returning from school when the incident occurred.

Armed policemen upon sighting the protesters opened fire at them, leaving many of them injured in the process.

One of the protesters identified the policeman, who shot the girl as Geoffrey A. Rafah from Wuse Division.

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