FREETOWN: At Least 13 Civilians Killed in Sierra Leone Protests, Mortuary Staff Told Reuters

A police officer aims his gun as anti-government protests continue, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, August 10, 2022 in this screen grab taken from video obtained from social media. Reuters/

At least 13 civilians were killed in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, during anti-government protests on Wednesday, staff at the city’s main mortuary told Reuters on Thursday.

Other reports coming from that West African state has indicated that some residents near the Liberia and Sierra Leone borders are frightened of this latest crisis from Freetown, the Capital City of Sierra Leone,

As a result of this, residents at the border are said to be contemplating of cross over to Liberia in case of any eventuality, amid the imposition of curfew by the Sierra Leone authority.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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