At least nine people, eight pilgrims and a police officer, have been killed during clashes, in Nigeria.
At least eight Nigerian Shia Muslims and one police officer have been killed in clashes with police at a religious procession in Kano city, police say.
Many marchers and five police officers were also injured, Police Commissioner Rabiu Yusuf said.
The group behind the procession, the Iran-backed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), has a history of tension with the security forces.
Last December troops killed 349 of its members during a crackdown.