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21 Oct 2020 | 06:38 PM UTC

Senegal: Police disperse protesters in Dakar October 21

Senegal News Alert

Police utilize tear gas to disperse protesters in Dakar on October 21; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/21/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/22/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Dakar). COUNTRY/REGION Dakar

Event

At least two people were injured on Wednesday, October 21, after police clashed with protesters outside the Embassy of Guinea in Dakar. Reports indicate that Police deployed tear gas to disperse supporters of Guinean Presidential Candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo, who had gathered outside the embassy to demonstrate against the recent election results in Guinea.

A heightened security presence and localized disruptions are likely over the coming hours. Further protests are possible in the coming days. Clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out.  

Advice

Those in Dakar are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate public demonstrations and localized transportation disruptions, and avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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