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21 Aug 2018 | 12:41 AM UTC

Morocco: Protests over train delays in Tangier August 20

Morocco News Alert

Protesters obstruct railroad tracks in Tangier over recurrent rail transportation delays August 20; continuing demonstrations possible in the coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/20/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/24/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Casablanca). COUNTRY/REGION Tangier

Event

Protesters staged sit-in demonstrations on railroad tracks in Tangier on Monday, August 20, denouncing recurrent rail transportation delays and demanding a change in management at the Moroccan National Railways Office. Consequent rail transportation delays were reported at the Rabat station. Additional protests and rail transportation delays are possible in the coming days.

Advice

Individuals in Morocco, particularly in Tangier and Rabat, are advised to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate rail transportation delays, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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