Guinea security forces beat protester to death

2015-04-23 20:24
Boys pick up stones during a demonstration against the lack of electricity in some parts of Conakry, Guinea. (Cellou Diallo, AFP)

Boys pick up stones during a demonstration against the lack of electricity in some parts of Conakry, Guinea. (Cellou Diallo, AFP)

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Conakry - Security forces in Guinea killed a protester and wounded four others on Thursday, a medical source and witnesses said, as opposition supporters clashed with police during anti-government rallies.

"The victim was beaten with batons by security forces," said a hospital source in Labe, the country's second-largest city and an opposition stronghold.

The protester's body was carried to a regional hospital by fellow activists who cried "God is greater", "death to the dictator" and "justice for all", witnesses said.

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