Protesters march in Congo Republic capital for second day

2015-10-21 11:32


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Brazzaville - Security forces fired warning shots to try to disperse hundreds of protesters marching in Congo Republic's capital Brazzaville on Wednesday against a referendum on lifting presidential term limits.

At least four people were killed on Tuesday when police opened fire on a crowd of opposition supporters.

President Denis Sassou Nguesso's critics accuse him of seeking to use Sunday's referendum to extend his rule ahead of a 2017 election.

Read more on:    denis sassou nguesso  |  congo  |  congo protests  |  central africa

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