Violent clashes in Guinea

Clashes in Guinea between opposition militants and government supporters resulted in 2 deaths and several injured people. The incident occurred in the town of Gueckedou, near the border with Liberia. It followed days of protests against the town's military prefect, whom the opposition accuses of abusing his power. Travellers should always exercise caution and avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without prior notice. Several countries advise their citizens to avoid all travel in border areas with Liberia.

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