At least three killed in Guinea protests: opposition

April 15, 2015 2:04 PM

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CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and 50 wounded during two days of violent protests this week in Guinea's capital Conakry, opposition parties said on Wednesday, blaming police "repression" for the deaths.

However, the government denied security forces had shot at the protesters during the demonstrations, which were called by the opposition parties to pressure authorities to hold local elections before a planned presidential vote, as laid out in a 2013 agreement between Guinea's rival political factio...

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