Tuesday, June 13, 2006

[Guinean news] At least 15 killed during clashes with police, soldiers

Rioting has hit several Guinean cities during the unlimited general strike launched a few days ago.

Conakry was hit by violence as protesters manned flaming roadblocks and battled riot police, according to CNN.

Other news agencies reported at least nine protesters killed by the authorities in Conakry, three in Labé and three in N'Zérékoré

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan called for a peaceful resolution to the tension.

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