GUINEA: Ten People Killed and 215 Injured
A doctor points out the bodies of two young men believed to be supporters of Cellou Dalein Diallo — they were killed in Conakry today- Nov. 17 (Reuters photo)
November 15, military supporters of presidential candidate Alpha Conde cheer outside his Conakry home. (Reuters photo)
CONAKRY | Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:43pm EST
CONAKRY (Reuters) – Ten people have been killed and 215 others injured in violence in Guinea since election results were announced earlier this week, pan-African rights group RADDHO said on Wednesday.
The Dakar-based group said the ethnic and political violence had been made worse by the heavy-handed reaction of the security forces. The leading bauxite-exporting nation has been hit by pockets of often ethnically-driven violence since veteran opposition leader Alpha Conde, a Malinke, was named winner of a tense and tight November 7 run-off against Cellou Dalein Diallo, a Peul.