Six protesters in Guinea have been reportedly killed following clashes with the police who set up roadblocks in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak
According to reports, the clash happened in Coyah and Dubreka with protesters claiming that they are being mistreated and extorted by authorities when entering and exiting the capital city. The Government has not issued any official response with regards to the protest.
You would recall the total number of Coronavirus cases in Guinea stands at 2298 with 11 deaths thus far according to BBC’s Coronavirus in Africa tracker. The West African country is one of the hardest hit countries in the region.