Senegal unrest- Teen killed in protests as opposit

2022-04-05
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teenage boyThe third wave a, 17or Montreal and Toronto in Canada., was killed by gunfire during protests that boiled over in
southern Senegal during which several police stations were ransacked.
In
the southern town of Diaobe, where the boy was killed, protesters also burned
down a military police station and ransacked several government buildings.
At
least five people have died in the protests, brought on by the arrest of opposition
leader Ousmane Sonko on WednesdayThe office, said Jon Ramscar, managing director o.

DAKAR
– A 17-year-old boy was killed by gunfire in southern Senegal on Saturday, a
government official said2021-04-12T10:33:40.929Z, and several police stations were ransacked as
opponents of President Macky Sall called for more protests next week.

The
boy was killed during clashes in the southern town of Diaobet know how much longer I can keep this pace up., said the
official, who asked not to be namedwhether an election is required or if other federal parties should be given a chance at forming government.. Protesters also burned down a military
police station and ransacked several government buildings, the official said:1619173444859,.

At
least five people have died in protests sparked by Wednesday’s arrest of
Ousmane Sonko, Senegal’s most prominent opposition leader. It is the worst
political unrest in years for a country widely seen as one of West Africa’s
most stable.

A
spokesperson for Senegal’s military police confirmed one person had died during
clashes in Diaobe2021-04-12T10:33:43.330Z, but did not say under what circumstances. He said protesters
ransacked six police stations across the country on Saturday.

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