At least 13 civilians killed in Sierra Leone protests, say mortuary staff


FILE PHOTO: 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. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS

FREETOWN (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 said on Thursday.

(Reporting by Umaru Fofana, writing by Anait Miridzhanian; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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