Nigeria police confirm clash with navy

∼senior Nigerian police officer, who wants to remain anonymous, has confirmed to the BBC the details of the clash between policemen and navy officers in the south-eastern city of Calabar.

  1. Ealier, we quoted a report in the Premium Times saying that the fight resulted in the burning down of a police station and left three people dead.

Our source said the report was accurate. The Navy has not yet commented.

The trouble started after policemen tried to pull over a vehicle driven by navy officers which had ignored a red light.

The police have published several pictures of the aftermath of the clash on its

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