Things turned violent when the protesters, who are demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, tried to gain entry into the complex. They threw stones and injured three police officers.
The protesters forced their way through the first gate near the Federal Secretariat and headed to the main building where they clashed with security operatives.
The injured officers were first taken to the National Assembly hospital and then referred to the National Hospital Abuja for further treatement.
Source: Linda Ikeji