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26 Oct 2018 | 02:57 PM UTC

Morocco: Security forces disperse protesters at Témara station Oct. 26

Morocco News Alert

Security forces forcibly disperse protesters at Témara station (near Rabat) October 26; similar protests denouncing train delays possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/26/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/29/2018, 12:59 AM (Africa/Casablanca). COUNTRY/REGION Témara station

Event

Security forces forcibly dispersed protesters denouncing train delays at Témara station (near Rabat) on the morning (local time) of Friday, October 26. The protesters reportedly caused further train delays on Friday; lingering train disruptions are possible over the coming hours. Similar protests are possible in the area in the near term.

Context

A similar protest was held at the Casablanca Port station late on October 25. The demonstrations come amid frequent train delays on the Casablanca-Kénitra line.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas, especially those traveling on the Casablanca-Kénitra train line, are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for train delays, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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